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Where is CAN-BUS in my Car?

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Hi,

I got confused!!!.

Is CAN-BUS already install in my car?. If so, where is it?
If not, can I install it easily?

My car is Mercedes Benz 320 1995, of course, not diesel.

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Question by:Abdurahman Almatrodi
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by:nobus
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in the section technik und Innovation -  first line they say it is used :
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercedes-Benz_Baureihe_140
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CAN-BUS is not a "thing" to install... Rather it is a WAY to wire a car!

Think of it as your car's LAN (in fact the "AN" part in each acronym is the same!)...

It is a way for all devices in the car to "talk" to each other, and the computer module that controls everything... In addition, it has an output port for a code reader and diagnostic readout.


See: http://canbuskit.com/what.php for example
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by:Abdurahman Almatrodi
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...But, how can I connect to it, I mean, there is  a high and low!!. like this product:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/USB-to-CAN-USB-CAN-CAN-Converter-Pass-through-Support-Secondary-Development-/151083391865
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Look in you owner's manual for where the diagnostic port is... (Usually under the dash under the steering wheel area)...

That device adapts a PC USB to communicate to the CAN via that connector...
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by:nobus
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it probably is not even listed, since it is not intended for user access
you can ask a mercedes garage for info though
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Have a look at the offerings on
http://www.ruggedcomputing.co.uk/department/obd_obdii_interfaces_and_cables/
RuggedComputing has been around for many years, so I wouldn't worry that they're fly-by-night.
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