Is it safe to plug my dash cam into my car's diagnostic port?

Episode 1477 (14:27)

Johnny from Atlanta, GA
Owl Dashcam

Johnny bought the Owl Dashcam and needs a few tips. Leo says that the Owl ties into its own LTE connection and communicates to you through your mobile device. It's also voice controlled and can save video clips with a simple command. Johnny is concerned that connecting the Owl to his onboard diagnostic port will void his Audi's warranty. Leo says that connecting to the OBD2 port could give someone access to the car's computer system, but the Owl only draws power from it. So it's probably just a warning created by "the lawyers." Connecting to the OBD2 has been a common thing with third-party car tools for years.

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