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FIXD App & FIXD Sensor


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These have been flooding the market in all different brands. As a DIYer it's pretty cool but a little more money and you can buy a scan tool. However, I'd be interested in how much value the app brings which would be the differentiation. Will it just tell you a code or can you see other data?

Here's an article about it https://www.tomsguide.com/us/fixd-car-sensor-faq,news-25213.html

This part is interesting...

Fixd Maintenance Club

To add a bit more value to owning a Fixd device, the company now offers a service called the Fixd Maintenance Club.

The premise behind the Fixd Maintenance Club is simple: you use the company's device to see what's wrong or when you need an oil change or new air filter, but then you head to the garage to have that work done. Instead, you can send your car information to Fixd and through its Maintenance Club, the company will send you the parts you need to do the work yourself.

Through its club, Fixd will send to you "specific maintenance items based on your upcoming maintenance interval," based on the year, make, and model of your car. 

Fixd's service lets you choose for yourself when your maintenance kit should ship, but you can customize when you get it and what's included in the box.

Being a member of the Fixd Maintenance Club is free, but the company does charge for the parts. Prices vary depending on the maintenance work and the parts you request.

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