Installation Options

If your vehicle doesn't have an OBD2 port, we have solutions!

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Written by Matt
Updated over a week ago

Bouncie is physically designed to attach to an OBD2 port; however, utilizing conversion adapters or a simple OBD2 wiring harness the device can install properly.

In some situations, an adapter can be utilized to convert a non-OBD2 port configuration to the necessary physical design of an OBD2 port. Depending on your vehicle, these adapters are easy to find on Amazon and generally inexpensive.

Also, you can utilize an OBD2 wiring harness to provide constant power and ground needed for Bouncie to work. Only two wires are required - Power (constant) and ground - red and black - Here is a link to one of the harnesses This harness can be installed in nearly all vehicles.

When Bouncie is installed in a non-OBD2 vehicle, we will update your device to an alternate configuration, which will provide all the location and driving data as you would expect. However, vehicle diagnostics, as well as fuel level reporting, will not be available.

The alternate configuration uses the power and ground from the OBD port but does not read data from the vehicle. Instead, it uses its internal sensors for all the information.

We can initiate the device update remotely. Then as the vehicle is driven over the next 24 hours, the update will complete.

Have any questions? Start a chat with us! 

[SAE J1939, Type 1, Type 2, non-OBD, OBD1]

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