service engine light came on and stays on, I need to diagnose problem for smog on 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

Beginning in 1994, GM began the migration to the ultimate goal of all vehicles being OBD-II compliant, and my Oldsmobile is in the 20% or so that were sent over prior to 1996. Actually, it is a hydrid, mostly OBD_II compliant, yet packed in an OBD-I form. I have observed this by the changes in the ALDL connector. only 12 pins and cant use the usual jumper from A to B. so can modern scaners (OBD-II help me?

by in Huntington Beach, CA on February 28, 2014
1 answer 2 comments
ANSWER by on February 28, 2014
Yes some are converted to the 16 pin DLC.
COMMENT by on February 28, 2014
So if I take my car with the 12 pin DLC to say Pep-Boys, will they have the adapter to go from 16 pin to 12 pin DLC? Or should I go to a more Professional service center?
COMMENT by on March 01, 2014
It needs to be scanned with an OBD2 scan tool that will read the '95 model.

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