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ABOUT CODE READERS

 
EVERETT8
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Posts: 3
Joined: 06/09
Posted: 01/27/10 08:04 PM

WHAT'S A GOOD CODE READER OUT THERE AND ONE THAT CAN TURN OFF CHECK LIGHT THANKS  

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ponnyboy
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Joined: 05/10
Posted: 09/13/10 07:27 PM

simply put the best bang for the buck is the mac tools et50 its compact, fits in your shirt pocket, it reads codes and clears them. it reads off generic obd2 so there are no complex inputs. just plug and play.2 buttons , red and green, read the instructions and you cant miss. it is made by launch ind. i have had 1 for about 8 years and it does great.  

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waynep7122
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Posted: 09/13/10 09:41 PM

wow.....

one thing... for an OBD2 tool that actually does stuff...

try a harbor freight 98614... + or - $130    instructions are minimal... but it shows codes... clears codes... displays live data...  graphs voltages....  shows snapshot data...  what is snap shot data...  when the check engine code is set..  the computer records the car data stream at the exact point in time...   so you can tell what the coolant temp sensor readings were.. how fast the car was going...   what the Engine rpms were.. along with a bunch of other important information to know what the car was doing when the code set...  

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