Op-com is a computer diagnostic program used to read and clear the error codes generated by Opel cars. It can be used to diagnose the problems occurring in almost all the Opel cars released in the year 1992 to 2008. The program even supports the newly released Opel cars that are embedded with CAN-BUS operating system. The Opcom diagnostic tool supports Opel cars like Astra-H, Vectra-C and Zafira-B. The Op-com works as a multiplexer to let the user narrow down the issues with ease.
The Op-com lets you execute several tests on the Opel cars to identify issues. It lets you examine the control units like automatic Transmission unit, Engine, ABS, Engine Cooling module, Airbag, Instrument Cluster, Body Control Unit, and Electronic Climate Control unit etc. During the examination process, the program extracts the error codes and displays them on the screen with the help of text descriptions and graphs. The information can either be saved on the hard drive or can be copied to any other application to further analyze the errors. The device helps you to obtain responses from different systems of your vehicle and keeps you updated about the health status of your vehicle. The program is available both in English and German languages. You can purchase the device loaded with Op-com and start repairing your car at your own.
The device acts as a mediator between your computer and the Vehicle. You need connect the device between your computer and the vehicle with the data cable supplied with the equipment. The device comes with 2 data cables. One cable is used to connect your vehicle to the device and the other connects the USB port of your computer to the device. With the tool, you can discover the issues in immobilizer, alarm and the central door locking. Furthermore, you can even reset the codes and re-program the immobilizers like BCM, ECM, IPC etc.
In order to use the Op-com program, you have to first install it successfully on your PC. You can then scan your car with the tool to find out errors and solution to fix them. The Op-com program works better on Windows XP and windows 7. The installation wizard provides you step by step instructions to walk you through the installation process. It is recommended to turn the anti-virus off during the installation because your antivirus program may detect it as a virus.