|Publication Date:||1 June 1992|
This SAE Recommended Practice:
a. Defines the functional requirements for a vehicle
b. Establishes terminal assignments to conform to either or two categories: Standard or Manufacturer Discretionary. Rationale relative to intent is provided, where applicable, to minimize ambiguity.
Purpose-The purpose of this document is to define a minimum set of diagnostic connector requirements that will promote the use of a common diagnostic connector throughout the motor vehicle industry.
It is intended that the connector specified herein be used on complex luxury vehicles as well as simple utility vehicles.
This document is under the control and maintenance of the Vehicle E/E Systems Diagnostic committee. This committee will periodically review and update this document as needs dictate.