|Subaru Diagnostic Scan Tool referred to as the Subaru Select Monitor III (SSMIII), along with related hardware and software; provides the functionality required to troubleshoot computerized systems on 1996 model and later Subaru vehicles. These tools, which are made available to all Subaru franchised dealers, are available for purchase to all aftermarket service providers as well as equipment and tool companies for the proper service repair of Subaru vehicles through contracted 3rd party tool manufacturers, as referred to below.
Subaru is committed to make available; information providers, tool companies, training information, tools, and tool information in regards to Subaru Diagnostic Scan Tools and accessories.
Although different manufacturers use different mediums for distributing tool information, Subaru's current practice is to distribute our information using Equipment & Tool Institute (ETI) and Blue Streak Electronics (BSE). Tool information is distributed subject to reasonable confidentiality, licensing, and/or security arrangements.
The aftermarket version of the SSMIII, referred to as the Hitachi Diagnostic System (HDS), is available through Blue Streak Electronics (BSE). The HDS tool provides the aftermarket with exact same functionality as the Subaru Dealer diagnostic tool Subaru Select Monitor III (SSMIII). To order the HDS kit, contact BSE at the website link or telephone number below.
Blue Streak Electronics
45 Basaltic Rd
Concord ON L4K 1G5
(User Note: This type of electronic device requires the advanced automotive knowledge that only a trained technician possesses.
Note: Subaru Canada, Inc. does not offer technical support for diagnostic tools that are not sold by Subaru and will not answer specific questions based on the operation or performance of these devices. All questions pertaining to this device should be directed to Blue Streak Electronics at the above contact information.
NOTE: Subaru Diagnostic Scan Tools are ONLY for the North American market (US and Canada).
CAUTION: VEHICLE SERVICING PERFORMED BY UNTRAINED PERSONS COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY.
Subaru Service and Repair information is intended for use by professional technicians ONLY. They are written to inform those technicians of conditions that may occur in some vehicles, or to provide information that could assist in the proper servicing of the vehicle. Properly trained technicians have the equipment, tools, safety instructions, and know-how to do the job correctly and safely.
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