Installation Guide

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Nov 22, 2022

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2020-01-13

  • First release of the CAN bus Location Guide.

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2020-02-23

  • Included MAN TGX 2020+

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2020-03-01

  • Included Renault D 2021+

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2021-10-08

  • Updated images

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2022-03-03

  • Removed section with the list of supported vehicles and Included link to the vehicle support list document.

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2022-04-21

  • Spanish text removed
  • Isuzu ELF 400 included

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2022-08-09

Technical Writing Team

  • Updated document to current template
  • Technical writing review of content

Introduction

This document is a reference guide for the CAN bus location and capacitive connection points in all supported vehicles.

If you can not find a certain vehicle, or the CAN bus location has changed or is not available, please contact the Support or the Integration team.

Trucks

MAN TGA, TGL, TGM, TGS and TGX Euro 3-5

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, on the left side of the fuse box. Locate a connector with a twisted pair of blue/red and blue/white wires.

MAN TGA, TGL, TGM, TGS Euro 6, MAN TGX Euro 6 (before 2019)

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, on the left side of the fuse box. Locate a black connector with a twisted pair of blue/red and blue/white wires.

MAN TGL Euro 6 (2020+)

Location: Behind the instrument cluster. Locate a blue connector and connect to the twisted pair of white wires numbered 173-21 and 174-21.

MAN TGX Euro 6 (2020+)

Location: Behind the fuse box. Locate a brown connector labeled as XB.1366-2 and connect to the twisted pair of white wires numbered 174-02 and 173-02.

Iveco Stralis and Eurocargo Euro 3-6

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle behind the fuse box. Find a black cable with two green and white wires.

Iveco Stralis Euro 6 (2018+)

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, under the fuse box. Locate a white and black connector with a twisted pair of orange and white wires.

Scania R, P, G Euro 3-6

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the fuse box. Locate a blue connector on the door side with twisted yellow and white wires.

NOTE: In some vehicles, the connector is hidden in the right-hand corner.

Scania 4 & T - Series

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the fuse box. Locate a black connector in the middle section with twisted blue and gray wires.

Scania R, P, S Euro 6 2016+

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the fuse box. Locate triple twisted yellow, white, and gray wires on the left-hand side.

NOTE: Connect to the yellow and white wires.

Mercedes Actros, Atego MP1

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the fuse box. Find a twisted pair of yellow and blue wires.

Mercedes Actros MP2 & MP3

Location: Remove the lower dashboard on the passenger side of the vehicle. On the left-hand side of the fuse box, locate the X11 purple connector with multiple twisted pairs of yellow and blue wires.

* NOTE: An alternative connection point is under the upper dashboard cover, using connector A11.1.

Mercedes Atego, Axor MP2 & MP3

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the fuse box. Find a connector with multiple twisted pairs of yellow and blue wires.

Mercedes Actros, Antos, Atego MP4 (before 2018)

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the lower dashboard, locate two gray connectors with multiple twisted pairs of blue and green wires. Connect to a pair from the right connector (the one with the highest number of wire pairs).

Mercedes Actros, Antos, Atego MP4, MP5 (2018+)

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the lower dashboard, locate a gray connector in the top center with multiple twisted pairs of blue and green wires. You can use any of these pairs.

Mercedes Econic (before 2013)

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the fuse box. Find a purple connector with a twisted pair of yellow and blue wires.

Mercedes Econic (after 2013)

Location: Behind the instrument cluster. Locate a twisted pair of yellow and blue wires.

DAF CF, LF and XF Euro 3-5 (before 2014)

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the fuse box. Find a connector with multiple twisted pairs of blue and yellow wires.

DAF CF Euro6 (2014+)

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the lower dashboard. Locate a green 36-pin connector with a twisted pair of red and yellow wires.

DAF LF Euro6 (2014+)

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, on top of the fuse box. Look for a twisted pair of red and yellow wires.

DAF XF Euro6 (2014+)

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the fuse box. Look for a blue connector with twisted pairs of red and yellow wires.

Volvo FH & FM (before 2012)

Location: The A94 control unit below the fuse box in the middle of the dash panel. Locate a green 5-pin connector between blue and green connectors, with a twisted pair of yellow and green wires and another twisted pair of orange and grey wires.

Connect the uReader's device’s J1708 cable to J1708-.

! IMPORTANT: It is also possible to read almost all data using only the capacitive clip on the J1708 bus (orange and gray twisted pair). Check that all values are available.

Volvo FH & FM Euro6 (2012+)

Location: In the middle of the dashboard, locate the black connector in the upper left side of the fuses. This connector has two twisted pairs of yellow and green wires. Connect to the pair on the right.

! IMPORTANT: These vehicles do not have J1708. Do not connect the uReader's devices white wire.

Volvo FE & FL (before 2012)

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, on the right side of the fuse box. Locate a green 5-pin connector, between blue and green connectors, with a twisted pair of orange and green wires and another twisted pair of orange and brown wires.

Connect the uReader device J1708 wire to J1708-.

Volvo FE & FL Euro6 (2012+)

Location: The control unit is on the right-hand side of the fuse box on the passenger side of the vehicle. Locate a 5-pin green connector, between blue and green connectors, with a twisted pair of yellow and green wires.

! IMPORTANT: These vehicles do not have J1708. Do not connect the uReader device white wire (J1708).

Renault Premium, Kerax & Midlum DXI (2006+)

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, on the right-hand side of the fuse box. Locate a green 5-pin connector, between blue and green connectors, with a twisted pair of orange and green wires and another twisted pair of orange and brown wires.

Connect the uReader device J1708 wire to J1708-.

! IMPORTANT: It is also possible to read almost all data using only the capacitive clip on the J1708 bus (orange-brown twisted pair). Check that all values are available.

Renault Magnum DXI

Location: Behind the lowest dashboard panel on the passenger side of the vehicle. Locate the ECU on the right-hand side of the fuse box. Find a black connector at the top with a twisted pair of green and orange wires and a purple connector with orange and brown cables.

Connect the uReader device J1708 wire to J1708-.

Renault Midlum DCI

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, in the lower dashboard on the left-hand side of the fuse box. Find a twisted pair of yellow wires.

Renault Magnum DCI

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the dashboard panel. To the right of the fuse box, find a twisted pair of yellow and blue wires.

Renault Premium & Kerax DCI

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the dashboard panel. To the right of the fuse box, find a twisted pair of yellow and blue wires.

Renault T-series & K-series & C-serie Euro6 (2014+)

Location: Behind the middle dashboard on the passenger side of the vehicle. To the right of the fuse box, find a black and white connector with an orange brace. Connect to the second twisted pair of yellow and green wires.

Renault D-series (before 2021)

Location: The right-hand side of the fuse box on the passenger side of the vehicle. Find a green connector between a green connector and a blue connector. Connect to a twisted pair of yellow and green wires.

Renault D-series (2021+)

Location: On the passenger side of the vehicle, remove the upper dashboard panel and locate a black connector. Connect to a twisted pair of yellow and green wires.

Mitsubishi Fuso

Location: Behind the instrument cluster or on the passenger side of the vehicle. To the right of the fuse box, locate a twisted pair of yellow and blue wires.

Isuzu N-Series Euro3+

Location: On the passenger side door or behind the speedometer. Locate a twisted pair of blue and blue/white wires.

Isuzu NQR, NPR & FSR

Location: Behind the instrument cluster. Locate a twisted pair of blue and blue/white wires.

Isuzu ELF 400 (2022)

Location: Behind the instrument cluster. Locate a twisted pair of blue and blue/white wires connected to a white MOLEX connector.

Hino

Location: Behind the instrument cluster. Locate a twisted pair of red and green wires.

OBD Deutsch Connector Trucks

Location: Locate pin C and pin D of the OBD Deutsch Connector on the passenger side. Wire colors depend on the vehicle.

Truck list:

  • Caterpillar
  • Dennis Eagle
  • Ford trucks
  • Freightliner
  • International
  • John Deere
  • Kenworth Trucks
  • MACK
  • Nissan Trucks
  • Volkswagen Truck
  • Western Star Trucks

CAN H OBD PIN C

CAN L OBD PIN D

J1708+ OBD PIN F

J1708- OBD PIN G

Vans

Fiat Ducato, Peugeot Boxer (before 2014)

There are 2 CAN buses. Connect depending on needs.

All data except accelerator pedal position:

Location: Locate a black and purple connector to the left of the fuse box. Connect to the twisted pair of pink/black and pink/white wires. You can also find them behind the radio or behind the instrument cluster.

All data except odometer:

Location: Locate a blue connector below the fuse box, or connector A behind the tachograph. Connect to the twisted pair of blue/green and blue/brown wires.

Fiat Ducato, Peugeot Boxer (2014+)

Location: Connect to pins 1 and 9 (blue and white wires) of the OBD connector on the driver side of the vehicle.

NOTE: Fuse box connectors are black and blue instead of purple.

Fiat Doblò (2019+)

Location: Locate black connector with a red stripe behind the OBD connector. Connect to blue and white wires.

NOTE: Fuel level drops to 0 when ignition is off.

Mercedes Sprinter (before 2018), Mercedes Viano & Vito (before 2014), Volkswagen Crafter (before 2017)

There are 2 CAN buses. Connect depending on needs.

All data except torque:

Location: Connect to the twisted pair of brown and brown/red wires located on the passenger side on the door side.

All data except odometer:

Location: Behind the speedometer or behind the glove box. Connect to the twisted pair of green/white and green wires.

Mercedes Vito (2014+)

Location: Behind the speedometer or behind the glove box. Connect to the twisted pair of green/white and green wires.

Mercedes Sprinter (2018+)

Location: Locate a white connector with purple wires on the passenger side of the vehicle. Connect to a twisted pair of purple and purple/white wires.

Volkswagen Crafter (2017+)

Location: Under the dashboard cover on the driver side of the vehicle. Connect to the twisted pair of orange/black and orange/brown wires.

Ford Transit, Connect, Custom, Ranger & Tourneo

Location: Locate pins 6 and 14 (white and blue/white wires) of the OBDII connector on the passenger side of the vehicle.

Iveco Daily (before 2014)

Location: In the steering column, locate a connector with four cables (green, white, pink, and white). Connect to the twisted pair of green and white wires.

NOTE: Do not connect to the OBDII.

Iveco Daily (2014 - 2022)

Location: Locate the OBDII connector behind the dashboard on the driver side of the vehicle. Connect to pins 6 and 14 (the twisted pair of green and white wires).

Iveco Daily (2022)

Location: Locate a cable running up the left of the dashboard. Connect to a twisted pair of white and orange wires.

NOTE: It is necessary to peel off the cable in order to access to the twisted pair.

Citroën Berlingo (2008+)

Location: Locate the OBDII connector in the glove box. Connect to pins 6 and 14 (green and brown wires).

Renault Kangoo (before 2009)

Location: Locate the OBDII connector in the glove box. Connect to pins 6 and 14 (green and brown wires).

Renault Kangoo (2009+)

Location: Locate the OBDII connector in the glove box. Connect to pins 6 and 14 (orange and brown wires).

Buses

Volvo B5TL (2017)

Location: Locate the Plug A connector in the back of the instrument cluster, and its pins 15 and 16 represented by a green and yellow twisted pair.

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