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#1 coll247

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 10:17 PM

what is the best diagnostic code reader to buy for my 1999 focus 1.6 16v . and how mutch are thay. and are thay any good.

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 02:00 PM

Depends how much you want to spend, you can use the "focus dashboard trick" to get access to DTC codes. You canbuy a cheap one from ebay for about 16 quid which works with a laptop, or you can buy standard diagnostics. Go browsing ebay for OBD2 Diagnostics reader. it really depends how much you want to spend.

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 02:59 PM

Depends how much you want to spend, you can use the "focus dashboard trick" to get access to DTC codes. You canbuy a cheap one from ebay for about 16 quid which works with a laptop, or you can buy standard diagnostics. Go browsing ebay for OBD2 Diagnostics reader. it really depends how much you want to spend.

ok thanks mate

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 06:32 PM

this is one I had suggested to me, its very budget...
http://cgi.ebay.co.u...T#ht_5344wt_940

http://cgi.ebay.co.u...=item45eb61ae71

http://cgi.ebay.co.u...=item4aa03cf026

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 07:33 PM

surely if u hook it up to a laptop then that would be the best way to do it?

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 07:55 PM

It would be because at least that way you can log everything, also you can view live feed like revs and other sensor feed, review the first link I sent, and read what it can report, and that will tell you what you can make it do.

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 11:12 PM

how does the ford dashboard trick work for identifying codes.



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