Quality of Build
The item itself is alright, but not the most durable around
Value For Money
Has a great many diagnostic functions for a low price
Ease of Use
Easy to connect, but working the system takes some getting the hang of
What We Like
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This is a review of the OTC 3111PRO, which is a scan and diagnostics tool that can be used for a lot of different car brands and models. When it comes down to it, for the moderate price which this item comes in at, it is definitely worth the money. It’s a fully functional scanning and diagnostic tool that comes with mostly everything you need. If you are having issues with automobile hardware or software, the OTC 3111PRO is a good investment to make.
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The OTC 3111PRO is a systems diagnostic tool that can be used for virtually any car and truck out there. It works with most domestic, European, and Asian car brands, plus with light trucks, made after 1996. It features its own display and a direct cord connection to your vehicle. This is a very affordable diagnostics tool made for every car technician and DIYer out there.
It’s a small and lightweight diagnostics tool that does not require any computer or smartphones, nor the installation of any other software. When it comes down to it, for the price which this tool comes in at, there’s probably nothing else that can rival the functionality of it.
Who Is This Product For?
If you are looking to diagnose and fix system errors with your vehicle, the OTC 3111PRO is highly recommended. If you have a 1996 or newer domestic or imported car, this scanner can diagnose errors and provide you with great solutions to those problems. If you hate having to use smartphones or other hardware to use a diagnostics tool, this one-shot OTC 3111PRO item is great because it comes with its own display and controls. It has a lot of functions, can identify the exact car it is connected to, and much more.
When you buy the OTC 3111PRO, you get the diagnostics tool itself along with the necessary cord to connect it to your vehicle. You also get a quick start guide with instructions so you can get started without too much trouble, although it does take a fair amount of practice to get the hang of.
Overview of Features
The OTC 3111PRO definitely has some very neat features. For one, it provides you with real-time engine data, data that can be displayed and stored for future analysis. It works with most newer domestic and international car brands.
What is really neat about the OTC 3111PRO is that it will automatically identify which car it is connected to. On that same note, it also has the ability to locate various components in the car, to tell you about them, and to tell you exactly where they are located.
The OTC 3111PRO features ABS and airbag coverage for all 1996 to present GM, Ford, Chrysler, Nissan, Honda, Toyota, and Hyundai vehicles. The fact that it can retrieve ABS and airbag trouble codes is definitely a great feature. Another great feature is the dual PID graphing function for precise analysis. This is a trilingual scan tool, something that always comes in handy. The OTC 3111PRO can also receive over PIDs that are available in the live engine data.The OTC 3111PRO has the ability to record and store real time live engine data, to display live real time data, and it has a convenient acronym library as well. This item also features a custom list for live data, dual graphing functions, and Code Connect. Code connect is one of our favorite aspects here, as it comes with over 4.3 million verified fixes based on which codes are being displayed.
At the end of the day, if you have a car built after 1996, the OTC 3111PRO is definitely one of the better diagnostics tools out there right now.