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Old 03-03-2015, 08:52 PM   #1
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Default Where the hell is the obd2 connector on an '04?

Seriously?

I'm crouched over here with the knees in the snow looking for the damn thing, and I can't find it. Could someone please spoon-feed me a picture?
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Old 03-03-2015, 08:54 PM   #2
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Inside the fuse panel on left side of steering wheel?
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You have to pop the little cover off
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^^ Gets the award!

Picture for you.



There's a web site for everything...

http://fitguide.installernet.com/progressive/
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Thanks, last place I'd have looked.

Damned modern cars with their new-fangled electronics. I knew buying an NB would haunt me...
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Thanks, last place I'd have looked.

Damned modern cars with their new-fangled electronics. I knew buying an NB would haunt me...
Yes, who'd have thought they'd put it in a logical place. Damn engineers.
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Wait... JOE started this thread? O.o
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Thanks, last place I'd have looked.

Damned modern cars with their new-fangled electronics. I knew buying an NB would haunt me...
You'll get used to it
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Yes, who'd have thought they'd put it in a logical place.
Yeah, such as directly under the steering column just like every other automaker does. Instead, they put it in the spot where my left knee goes when I'm driving, such that I can't drive the car with the dongle in place.




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Wait... JOE started this thread? O.o
I got dragged kicking and screaming into the NB world. You wanna talk Megasquirt or electrical engineering, I'm there. This is the my first experience working on a completely stock NB with the stock ECU.

Gimme a few days and I'll be able to BS people into thinking I'm an expert.
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Whiner.

What you need is a dongle extension....

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B007PA...s=obd2+adapter

Hey, it's even available with Prime shipping!
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Don't feel bad. State inspectors can't find it either.
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It's hidden behind a hidden panel on the center console, pass side, on my prelude.
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Yeah, such as directly under the steering column just like every other automaker does. Instead, they put it in the spot where my left knee goes when I'm driving, such that I can't drive the car with the dongle in place.
Darn those sneaky Mazda engineers, hiding it 1 foot to the left of where it should be.
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I had to double check this wasn't a troll thread.

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Whiner.
What you need is a dong extension....
Kinda rude to state this so publicly if you ask me...
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Kinda rude to state this so publicly if you ask me...
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I have found that when running at 7200 and 10% load, i pick up additional lost and found power with the cover removed.
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