Abstract 

ISO 15031-6:2010 provides uniformity for standardized Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) that electrical/electronic On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) systems of motor vehicles are required to report when malfunctions are detected. It also provides guidance for uniform messages (text descriptor) associated with these codes.

ISO 15031-6 specifies the rules and guidelines for the definition of the DTC format, which consists of an addressing format, structure, and messages; a standardized set of DTCs and descriptions; and a standardized set of DTC subtypes known as Failure Types.

ISO 15031-6:2010 specifies all general rules and guidelines to define new DTCs. It references the SAE J2012-DA (Digital Annex), which includes all standardized DTCs (number and text descriptor) as well as all DTC subtypes known as failure types.


General information

Note: This standard is updated by a Maintenance Agency or Registration Authority

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2010-08
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 13
  • :
    ISO/TC 22/SC 31
    Data communication
  • 13.040.50
    Transport exhaust emissions
    43.040.10
    Electrical and electronic equipment

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