Cellular phone configured with off-board device capabilities and starter/charger and battery testing capabilities

  • US 7,974,750 B2
  • Filed: 07/02/2010
  • Issued: 07/05/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/13/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of retrieving diagnostic information from a vehicle, comprising the steps of:

  • connecting a cellular phone with an adaptor configured to connect with a vehicle diagnostic system;

    connecting the adaptor with the vehicle diagnostic system;

    communicating with the vehicle diagnostic system with a communications circuit of the adaptor;

    retrieving the vehicle diagnostic information with a processor in the adaptor; and

    processing the vehicle diagnostic information with the processor of the adaptor.

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