ElmScan 5 Compact
Quick Start Guide
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4
Connect ElmScan 5 to the PC
The ‘Power’ LED will turn a dim red when you
connect ElmScan 5 to the PC’s USB port.
Turn ignition to “Key On, Engine Off”
The red ‘Power’ LED will increase in brightness and
the Tx/Rx LEDs will cycle on and off from left to right.
Vehicles with push button start: press the
button without stepping on the brake pedal.
OBD
PC
MULTIPROTOCOL OBD SCAN TOOL
Tx Rx
POWER
STATUS
Tx Rx
ACC
ON
START
LOCK
— Using Windows XP or Vista? Download the drivers at
scantool.net/setup-elmscan5/
Windows
1
Install OBDwiz software
Point your browser to
scantool.net/setup-elmscan5/
— LEDs off? Check OBD port, auxiliary port, and the
cigarette lighter for blown fuses.
3
Plug ElmScan 5 into the OBD port
The OBD port is usually found on the driver’s side,
under the dash.
5
Launch OBDwiz software
Click Start > Programs > OBDwiz > OBDwiz.
When prompted, enter the license key.
OBDwiz™ License Key
Download “OBDwiz for Windows”.
Run the installer to set up the software.
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OBD
Connect to your vehicle
PC
MULTIPROTOCOL OBD SCAN TOOL
Tx Rx
POWER
STATUS
Tx Rx
Can’t find your OBD port?
Visit obdport.info
Click the ‘Connect’ button:
— Using Windows XP or Vista? Click ‘Auto Detect’ first.
– Need help? Go to ScanTool.net/forum
or scan the QR code
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