Review of OM123 Mate OBD2 Car Diagnostic Tool & Vehicle Code Reader

    A review of the OM123 Mate OBD2 code reader and eraser, a simple diagnostic tool for your cars faults and error codes.

    OM123 OBD2 Car Code Reader and Diagnostic Tool

     

    Technical Details
    Self Inflating
    No
    Fits 3 Door
    No
    Fits 5 Door
    No
    Rating
    4.5/5
    Price
    ££
    Warranty
    No
    Vehicle
    car
    suv
    truck
    van
    Brand
    Linkpower
    Number of seats
    0 seats
    Dimensions
    5 x 5 x 5 cm
    Weight
    281 g
    Washable
    No
    Next Day Delivery
    Yes

    So you have an orange dash error light on your car, showing an engine fault? This diagnostic tool by OM123/Intey should be able to tell you exactly what that fault is and let you remove the error light too. On first impressions it looks like a great little device that will do exactly what you need, check error codes and erase them for you with no fuss or hassle.

    om123 mate intey phinx obd2 car code reader diagnostic tool

     

    So what can you do with the om123 Mate diagnostic tool?

    • Request powertrain frame data
    • Request emission related diagnostic trouble codes
    • Request onboard monitoring test
    • Request emission related diagnostic trouble codes detected
    • Request vehicle information
    • Built in code library
    • Multilingual and code definition
    • Adjustable contrast display
    • CE, FCC, RoHS certification

    As you can see, you can get car information and check what that orange light means on your cars dash near the dials. As well, you can check emissions and on board monitoring. Not a bad little set-up for such a small price.

    om123 mate obd2 intey phinx car diagnostic engine code reader tool

     

    Pros
    • Very easy to use device
    • Plug it in, check what that error is from the light showing on your display
    • It will show you what the error/fault is with your car
    • Erase that error code and watch the light dissapear
    • Instructions are pretty clear and we've included the pdf version to help
    • Really good price for something that will cost you the same for one trip to a car garage
    Cons
    • Only reads amber/orange error codes
    • Doesn't update via USB so the database you have is the one you live with, unlike others which can update in the future with new information
    Verdict

    An awesome little tool at a great price, you have an orange light showing on your car dash, this will tell you exactly what the problem is and you or your local garage can go ahead and fix it.