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OBD-II Vehicle Diagnostic Port in Model X -- Where is it?

Discussion in 'Model X' started by Allante, Oct 27, 2016.

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  1. Allante

    Allante Member

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    Anyone know where I can find the OBD-II port? My insurer, Allstate, has a discount program called Drivewise, which requires a tracking device to be inserted into the OBD to measure speed, braking distances, etc. I can't find the blasted OBD anywhere, and the owners manual is silent on the matter.

    Any help will be much appreciated.

    Thank you.
     
  2. MorrisonHiker

    MorrisonHiker S 90D 2017.42

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    IMHO - Anyone who would allow their insurance company to log and track their vehicle operation needs to have their head examined... All they are looking to do is find any reason to deny a claim if you have an accident.
     
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    It's right above your left foot.
     
  5. Allante

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    Thanks, @goneskiian.

    @MorrisonHiker -- you were correct about the transponder not being compatible. Fortunately, Allstate has a workaround in the form of an app.
     
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    nice I would like to add insurance tracking ability too!! More people add this more people will be careful on roads! Thanks!
     
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    so which pin in the switched 12v power that i can tap for my detector?
     
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    Interesting. So if the data recorded by that device shows that, for example, the driver was exceeding the speed limit right before an accident could Allstate potentially refuse to cover that driver in the future, or raise rates based on that information?
     
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    Sorry to draft off topic, but I think the benefits of possible discount for safe driving with the tracking device is overshadowed by negatives. The insurance company is main goal is to make money - it's a business first and foremost and they will use all available resources, why give them more tools? There are so many reasons to deny safe driving and possibly coverage: speeding, too rapid acceleration, too rapid deceleration, too sharp turns, excessive use of signal, not signaling lane changes and turns, use of media (especially immediately prior an accident), etc.
     

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