Most vehicle owners use performance gauges to monitor vehicle performance. When users connect performance gauges to their vehicle, it synchronizes with the OBD-II port.
However, this synchronization process can sometimes fail. Here’s how one user described the issue on the OBD2 is built.com forums:
> Recently I purchased a new vehicle, and I’m trying to hook it up to my > laptop in order to monitor some gauges.
In this article, we explore a few methods to fix this issue.
- The synchronizer gauges are an excellent feature for adjusting the screen to your preference, but many people complain about them.
- One of the solutions to this issue is to update the drivers of your monitor, display, and graphics adapter.
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Check if your device is connected
- Make sure that the device is connected.
- Check connectivity of the cable
The cable should be connected to the computer and the gauge.
- Make sure that the cable is securely plugged in.
- Check Ethernet cable
If you are using a network cable, make sure it is working properly.
- Check battery level
Make sure that your device has sufficient battery.
- Check USB cord
If you are using USB cord, make sure it is plugged in properly.
- Check screen resolution
Make sure that your screen resolution is high enough.
Check if the device driver is up to date
- If the controllers are plugged into a USB port that’s not recognized by Windows, that’s why it’s not syncing.
- Check if your controllers are plugged in correctly
- Check the sensors (sensors.microsoft.com)
Check if the issue persists on another device
- Synchronizer gauges work on the devices where you have signed in to Xbox Live.
- Try to check the issue on other devices, and check if the same error persists.
- If it does, then the issue could be with the console itself.
- Check if the error persists after a hard reset
A hard reset can fix many issues, and you can fix this issue as well, by performing a hard reset.
- First, disconnect the power cable from the console, and turn it off.
- Now, wait for 10-15 seconds, and reconnect the power cable.
- Now, turn on the console.
- Check if the error code 80004005 persists.
- Check the power settings
Power options provide a number of customization options, including power saving options.
- Hence, you can disable the power saving settings, and see if the issue persists.
Check if the account you’re using has admin rights
- Check that the sycnhronizer gauges are enabled
- Check if the account you’re using has admin rights
- Check that the program is running
Reinstall the sync app
- Press Windows + I to open the Settings app, and select the Apps option.
- Locate the Spotify app here, and click on the Uninstall button.
- Now, install Spotify from the Microsoft Store.