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hawaiian5
08-31-2006, 04:04 AM
are these things good? do they actually work or do they only read minor error readings?

hawaiian5
08-31-2006, 04:11 AM
anyone?

DaveT
08-31-2006, 04:11 AM
can you be a little more specific perhaps a link so we know what you are talking about?

hawaiian5
08-31-2006, 04:16 AM
its a obd computer. ( on board diagnostics ) those mini hand held computers that u plugf into your cars computer and it tells u whats wrong. ( error codes and so on ) i was wondering if they are worth it

hawaiian5
08-31-2006, 04:25 AM
no one?

hawaiian5
08-31-2006, 04:33 AM
so no one has any info on if this thing is really worth it?

i3abyjay25
08-31-2006, 10:08 AM
My friend has one and we hooked it up to my car and it read that the EGR VAlve was bad and the Turbine Speed COntrol Sensor was bad. We replaced them both and reset the computer and checked it again, the EGR problem was fixed but it still reads the Speed Control problem.

DBfan187
08-31-2006, 10:15 AM
I like my ODBII.

bumpinne0n
09-01-2006, 04:37 PM
are these things good? do they actually work or do they only read minor error readings?

We have one. It's great, when it works. This is definately one of those "you get what you pay for" kinda deals. The one we have is just for check engine lights and it was around $200. It's been dropped and thrown around so sometimes it's hard to get it to work.

It depends what you want to do with it. If you're looking to reset airbag and ABS lights, then you're going to be spending a pretty good amount of money. Some of those cost into the thousands. If I remember right, we found one on ebay that would reset airbags for around $800, but it was just a very basic setup.

DBfan187
09-01-2006, 04:47 PM
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Snap-on-MT2500-Scanner-Diagnositic-Tool-OBD-II-1-NR_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ43989QQihZ011QQitemZ 320023099328QQrdZ1#ebayphotohosting

rob_z89
09-02-2006, 01:20 AM
The 1 Mentioned Above Is The 1 I Own And Is A Very Good Investment Especially At That Price I Payed A Hell Of Alot More Than That If I Were You I Would Invest In 1 Like That If Not I Wouldnt Waste My Money On The Other Cheaper Versions

Army-Killa
09-02-2006, 01:29 AM
if your car is ike 2000 or newer autozone or places like that have on up there you can use. Just FYI before you spend some money.

regal8r
09-02-2006, 01:31 AM
snap-on modis/OTC genisys>ALL scantools. period.

bumpinne0n
09-02-2006, 02:50 AM
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Snap-on-MT2500-Scanner-Diagnositic-Tool-OBD-II-1-NR_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ43989QQihZ011QQitemZ 320023099328QQrdZ1#ebayphotohosting

We were looking at one of those on ebay a few weeks ago. The one we looked at only went up to 2001. We were told we would have to buy more cartridges for it to work for the newer years, and that's expensive. If this'll work for what you need, then it's a great buy.