The Environmental Protection Agency’s OBD Policy Workgroup Findings and Recommendations, to be released in February, expresses concern with the consequences of new devices being sold to consumers that enable tampering with vehicle onboard diagnostic (OBD-II) systems. The devices are promoted for "off-road use only," but have raised EPA red flags that they could "affect integration of OBD into state I/M (inspection/maintenance emissions test) programs.” A consumer group tells ...

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