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AutoPi

Auto Lock/unlock car

Jan. 17, 2017, 11:03 a.m.

A common mistake when leaving your car, is that you forget to lock it, leaving it open to theft. With the AutoPi it would be possible to build a system that automatically locks your car, based on your...

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AutoPi

Theft Detection

Jan. 17, 2017, 11:03 a.m.

Since the AutoPi is always online, it is possible to use it for Theft detection. The AutoPi can monitor movement and start of your car. You can setup the AutoPi to give notifications to you every time...

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Readout/reset Fault Codes

When you deliver your vehicle to your mechanic, he connects an external piece of equipment that reads the current health of your car. The AutoPi is able to do the exact same thing and warn you about possible faults.

You can even reset fault codes from your car, thus potentially saving a trip to the mechanic. All the information can be extracted through the OBD port in your vehicle. 

An illustration of readout/reset fault codes feature being already installed in the software

How to do it?

You actually do not need to do anything as this feature is built-in to the AutoPi product and comes with each unit. You can however reset fault codes yourself through your smartphone or laptop.

Read more about it in our blog postIn case you want to know more or are struggling with installation, please contact sales@autopi.io.

Benefits of readout/reset fault codes 

If you reset fault codes on the vehicle yourself, you will at least save a trip to the mechanic. In addition, you will most likely save $250-800 easily as mechanics in many cases tend to charge a lot for the small configurations + the service itself.

It also give you lots of useful information about your vehicle and you might be able to notice or even fix some issues in the future yourself.

You will also feel like a mechanic yourself when you fix something you had to run to a mechanic before. 

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