HELP: Decoding serial data from General Motors Computer
> > Has any figured out the protocol and data format from the ALDL
> > connector on a late model GM car (1988-1993)? I have determined the
> > serial communication paramters are 8192 baud, 1 stop bit, no parity.
> > The folks on the auto newsgroups seem to just read the trouble codes
> > from the flashing lights. I would like to read and log the sensor
> > data.
> If you shoulg get an answer on this subject could you forward it to me
> as well. I've been interested in this info for quite a while now!
> Best of Luck!
> Don Doucette
I worked on a project a few years ago that used the serial interface for
trucks and busses. I think it was called SAE-1802. We just went to the
local library and looked it up. It had the interface hardware and timing
and also described the commands. They may also have the stuff that cars
So the real question is, what SAE number is assigned to that type of
Jeff Sampson Minneapolis, MN, USA
(Toshiba T6963 and EPSON/SMOS SED1330 LCD Controllers)