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Old 02-11-2014, 12:41 PM   #1
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Diagnostic OBDII suggestions?

Anyone have any suggestions for an inexpensive, but good Diagnostic OBDII reader? One that'll allow reading of codes, reset the CEL and all that good stuff?

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Old 02-11-2014, 12:44 PM   #2
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You can pick up a OBD2 scanner at just about any auto parts store for pretty cheap ($25-50). They will let you read codes and reset CELs. You can find them on Ebay and Amazon as well.
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Old 02-11-2014, 01:01 PM   #3
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A more expensive and practical option is an Airforce gauge
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Old 02-11-2014, 01:19 PM   #4
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Aeroforce are awesome. I bought a ultra gauge, there similar to aerforce but not as many features, and its a small rectangle screen. There really cheap but actually work well. They show gauges and also read and clear engine codes. I have mine plugged in all the time and mounted below my radio and I've had no issues. I've used it to scan my car a few times and friends cars many times. Even if you only use it for reading and clearing codes its a lot cheaper then anything else
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Old 02-11-2014, 02:10 PM   #5
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Aeroforce are awesome. I bought a ultra gauge, there similar to aerforce but not as many features, and its a small rectangle screen. There really cheap but actually work well. They show gauges and also read and clear engine codes. I have mine plugged in all the time and mounted below my radio and I've had no issues. I've used it to scan my car a few times and friends cars many times. Even if you only use it for reading and clearing codes its a lot cheaper then anything else
http://www.ultra-gauge.com/ultragauge/
I agree, ultra gauge for me too.
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Old 02-11-2014, 02:42 PM   #6
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I like the ultra also. If you want something cheap and have an android or iphone you might want to look at XTools iOBD2. The obd dongle is about $40 and the software is free. eBay it even cheaper. Does just as much as the ultra.
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Old 02-11-2014, 03:08 PM   #7
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ultragauge or torque app and one of these
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Old 02-11-2014, 03:32 PM   #8
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I just use this.

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Old 02-12-2014, 05:39 AM   #9
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ultragauge or torque app and one of these
Yep, I have the torque App and a Bluetooth OBDII adapter, and it works great. Spent about $30 total.
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Old 02-12-2014, 05:45 AM   #10
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I just use this.

I use something very similar to this. Same brand just a different model
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Old 02-12-2014, 01:49 PM   #11
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Similar to Ultragauge, with Torque and my phone (in a dash phone mount), I can set up a display like this (with MANY different available data choices):

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I use Torque for Android for my OBDII stuff....love it. I've never actually tried to clear codes with it though...I know it will read codes.
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Old 02-13-2014, 11:59 AM   #13
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I have an Innova 3140 and it works on all OBD2 protocol and most OBD 1 vehicles as well. Amazon has these for $199. I also have an Ultra Gage and they work good for the price.
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Similar to Ultragauge, with Torque and my phone (in a dash phone mount), I can set up a display like this (with MANY different available data choices):

That is AWESOME, what cable do you need to use? I will have t ocheck into this further. I like what I am seeing.
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