Aug 27

Equus Products, Inc. announces ABS upgrade for Innova CanOBD2 handheld diagnostic tools

Thursday, August 28, 2008


Fountain Valley, CA, August 28, 2008. - Equus Products, Inc., today announced the availability of an ABS Firmware upgrade for its INNOVA® 3110 CanOBD2® Tool and INNOVA® 3130 ScanTool – CanOBD2®. The optional upgrade is available to current owners of these select tools via the upgrade button from the included OBD-PC Link™ application. The purchase price of this upgrade is $99.99 (U.S.).

This upgrade allows do-it-yourselfers and professional technicians alike to utilize their favorite INNOVA® handheld tool to diagnose anti-lock brake problems on most 1996 and newer GM, Ford and Chrysler makes.

At INNOVA, we have long prided ourselves on making affordable, updateable and easy-to-use tools that our customers can benefit from long-term without the hassle having to purchase a brand new tool every year,” said Richard Amador, marketing director for Equus Products, Inc. “Our customers asked for brake coverage, so our ASE Certified technicians and engineers made it a priority to develop this upgrade as soon as possible to meet these needs.”

Some of the value-packed features and functions of the INNOVA ABS upgrade include the ability to display, define and troubleshoot ABS fault codes for most brake light warning systems, including: ABS Solenoids, ABS Pump Motors, Brake Switches, Control Modules, Speed Sensors and more in English, French and Spanish or English only. It also lets users define powertrain trouble code definitions for 29 manufacturers.

These tools are part of the INNOVA family of top-selling handheld diagnostic tools, which give users the ability to quickly and easily reveal “Check Engine” light warnings on 1996 and newer OBD2 cars, light trucks, SUVs and minivans – foreign and domestic – including those with newer Controller Area Network protocols. The power-packed features of the INNOVA OBD2 tools include on-screen display of diagnostic trouble code definitions in English and Spanish, freeze frame data display, color-coded emissions check LEDs, and the ability to flash update with included OBD-PC Link™ software.


All of the INNOVA® OBD tools now include the added option of joining RepairSolutions® at A major industry milestone, this VIN-specific, Internet-database repair solutions website gives do-it-yourselfers a way to get a complete and accurate fix from code to solution. For a nominal price, consumers can now register to become a RepairSolutions® member and get estimates on parts needed for the repair, labor time required, plus TSBs, recall information and more. The new ABS Upgrade also lets users utilize the “Launch Repair Solutions” function in their OBD-PC Link program.

For more information about these tools, visit for details on how to purchase the ABS Upgrade, call technical support at 800-544-4124.