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code reader?

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by FRANKIE, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. FRANKIE

    FRANKIE Zorg Guru (V)
    American Zeds The M44 Massive

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    I need to buy a code reader for the 1.9. I've seen them online, but I thought I'd ask around the forum first as I wouldn't want someone to say "Why didn't you say something first? I had two of them, I could have sold you one." So I'm asking now, anyone have one to sell? Frankie
     
  2. zedonist

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    There are various methods Frankie, cheapest is an Elm327 device your smart phone and an app. Or you can go down either the Cardiff or peak instruments route. All will give you the codes, but the more sophisticated will give you some idea as to the actual fault, as a code only really tells you which sensor picked it up, but in most cases you get more than one related code so you can Sherlock Holmes the answer.

    I have the Elm337 (wifi version) with my my Ipad, and an App called EBOD- Facile, cost £15 all together, works well on all my cars, plus you can datalog.

    Hope this helps
     
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    zedonist Guest

    And I never even mentioned Rice...........
     
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  4. FRANKIE

    FRANKIE Zorg Guru (V)
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    Just turned on the computer for a glance before going to work. I'll have to go over your response when I get home around 1pm our time, about 6pm your time. there are some things you'll have to explain to me. Framkie
     
  5. zedonist

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    No worriescFrankie when your ready, hope they are rice related..........