Check out this Android Torque app
An overview of the Torque app installation, used with an ELM327 (OBD2 <-> Bluetooth) module, by tjts1, and some helpful Q&A by other members:
Got my Chinese E237 CARB to BT adapter for $16 from eBay. With the free app from the Android market on my Tab I could not get the BT to connect, so I decided to look inside the CD before I throw it away.
I only unpacked the Torque App that comes in it and installed on my Tab, and I got connected almost immediately. So far everything works on my 02 S60 n/a. Tested good on a 2004 Chrysler Sebring as well. Real time monitoring is fine, but since neither of the cars had problems, I could not get to pull any faults. There is a built in quick reference database with the codes.
As far as a trojan on the CD, I cannot say I found one. In reality, most intrusion detection products designed for Windows OS would declare false positives as soon as they see an .apk filetype. I scanned the CD with Symantec’s Norton Security Suite (one of the most popular Symantec products) which I have on my Windows machine, and it found a total of 4 unresolved threats inside the Chinese s/w folders and labeled them ‘viruses’. (BTW, the Torque App is among those four.)
I remember having similar experience when I first tried to install VADIS and later on the same thing happened with VIDA.
If anyone has any specifics regarding malicious code residing on the CD, please post back or PM; I would really appreciate your input.
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