Posts in Car

  • Ford Five Hundred: Steering Wheel Controls Intro

    Posted in Arduino, Car on Jul 17, 2019

    In this post about my car, I'll discuss how I can use the analogue signal from the steering wheel buttons with an Arduino. The steering wheel controls are a simple voltage ladder, and we can program the Arduino to read the voltage and determine which button is being pressed. Wiring The…

  • Ford Five Hundred OBD-II: Part 1

    Posted in Car on May 28, 2019

    The OBD-II port in modern vehicles allows the user to access the internal network of the vehicle's modules and sensors. This port exposes a variety of networks, such as CAN (Controller Area Network), SAE J1850 PWM, ISO 14230-4 KWP, or other proprietary ones. CAN Bus In my 2005 Ford…