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mds1256

Which Diagnostic Cable And Software

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Hi

Looking for a decent Ford diagnostic cable and software for my laptop, what is the best for general ford diagnostics that allows for recoding when changing parts etc?
Want it for my laptop.

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The F-super is well established and can do most code reading, recoding etc

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The F-super is well established and can do most code reading, recoding etc

Hi Thanks, looks good.

Looks fairly cheap too, will it do the newer fords?

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Hi Thanks, looks good.

Looks fairly cheap too, will it do the newer fords?

Yes, the newer Fords have the same protocols and they all use the same OBD11 plug/ socket

The drivers for the computer and operating system are more liable to be a problem, F-supers were only (previously) usually supplied with Windows XP drivers and you have to check that you buy one with windows 7 / 8 drivers - some users have reported difficulty with Windows 7 or 8 (drivers are supplied with the software or can be uploaded)

or just use a laptop that runs XP

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