Frequently Asked Questions

Please find below answers to common questions we are asked

Do I require any technical knowledge to use the app?

The app is designed to be simple and easy for anyone to use. Just tap and go. No special knowledge is required

Who is this app designed for?

The app is designed to be used by anyone with a vehicle or considering purchasing a vehicle

How does the app test the engine?

The app works by recording a 10 second clip of the sound emitted by the exhaust and analyzing this sound. Please see the "How Does It Work" page for more information on the testing process.

What makes/car models does the app work with?

The app has been tested to work with a very wide range of vehicle makes and models. Some early model diesels (pre - 1990) are difficult to measure at the exhaust and it is recommend to test them at the engine bay. Please refer to the instructions on the app

Does the app work on motorbikes

Unfortunately the app does not work on motorbikes at this time

Does the app work with modified exhausts?

Unfortunately due to the loud noise emitted from modified exhausts, our app does not support modified or high performance exhausts.

How accurate is the app?

The app has been tested to be accurate in detecting a large range of engine issues however the app is intended as a tool only and does not substitute for the analysis or advice of a licensed vehicle mechanic.

Is the app available for Android

Not at the present moment but it is part of our development roadmap and will be available soon

Can I suggest new features or provide feedback

Certainly, please use the form on the contact page to get in touch with us