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Innova 5210: Scanning & Viewing DTCs for Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS)


To guide you on how to view ABS DTCs while using the Innova 5210.

Step 1 - While linked to your vehicle, press the System Status button.

While linked to your vehicle, press the System Status button to navigate to your list of scan options. 

Step 2 - Press DOWN ▼ to scroll to ABS, then press ENTER ↵.

Scroll through the options in the System Menu by pressing the DOWN ▼ button and select the ABS option by pressing ENTER ↵.

Step 3 -  Select Yes to confirm your vehicle.

Confirm your vehicle by selecting Yes and then press ENTER ↵.

Step 4 - Wait for the 5210 to complete the scan.

A One Moment Please message will display while your Scan Tool retrieves your ABS DTCs. Wait until the scan is 100% complete.

If the Scan Tool fails to link to the vehicle’s computer, a Communication Error message will show.

  • Ensure your vehicle is OBD2 compliant. 
  • Verify the connection at the DLC port and that your ignition is turned ON.
  • Turn the ignition OFF, wait 5 seconds, then turn the ignition back ON to reset the computer.
  • Press the LINK button to continue.

If the Scan Tool cannot link to the vehicle’s computer after three attempts, the Contact Technical Support message will display.

  • Press the System Status button to return to the System Menu.
  • Turn the ignition off and disconnect your Scan Tool from the DLC Port.
  • Contact Technical Support for assistance.

Note: If ABS functionality is not supported, an advisory message will show.

Step 5 - Press UP ▲ or DOWN ▼ to scroll through your ABS codes.

After your tool finishes scanning, press the UP ▲ and DOWN ▼ buttons to scroll through the ABS codes. 

You may refer to Display Functions for a description of each display element.

When the last retrieved DTC has been displayed press the DOWN ▼ button again to return to the first code.

If the definition for the currently displayed code is not available, an advisory message will show.

In the case of codes with long definitions, a small arrow will show in the upper/lower right-hand corner of the screen to indicate the presence of additional information.

If no codes are present, the message No ABS DTCs are presently stored in the vehicle’s computer will show.

To exit the ABS, Display Code screen, press the System Status button to return to the System Menu.

Note: You may also press the DTC/FF button to scroll through your codes one at a time.

Step 6 - To return to your ABS codes, press the DTC/FF button.

To return to your ABS codes, press the DTC/FF button to view your ABS codes.

If the Scan Tool's communication with the vehicle's computer disconnects, press LINK again to re-establish communication.

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