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Old November 29th, 2010, 18:11
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OBDII Scanner or software

Any recommendations? Reviews? Any to avoid?

I would like multi-vehicle platform to cover the Jeep, the Subaru and the Ford.
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Old November 29th, 2010, 18:37
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Re: OBDII Scanner or software

Software is ultimately better, but most inexpensive hand helds will cover the three brands you mentioned.

Skill level should be a decider as well. A pro tech will want a pro software bundle and equipment. A DIY will not use half the functionality.

I use an Innova as a back up scanner on the job (and at home ) I would recommend them. They have at least 4 machines two are OBDII only. While two contain adapters for OBDI vehicles. I'm sure there are other brands that are good, but this is the one I use.

http://www.equus.com/Product/Detail/...6-9633D987F5C2
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Old November 29th, 2010, 22:38
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Re: OBDII Scanner or software

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Any recommendations? Reviews? Any to avoid?

I would like multi-vehicle platform to cover the Jeep, the Subaru and the Ford.
If you're running something Android-based, take a look at Torque. Works with ELM-327 Bluetooth OBD-II dongles and is pretty damned comprehensive. I've run it on both the XJ and Subaru with no issues.
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Old November 30th, 2010, 08:56
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Re: OBDII Scanner or software

Old_Man has a pretty good deal on an MT 2500

http://naxja.org/forum/showthread.php?t=1049431

track down an OBD-I adapter and you could do a full range of vehicles.
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Old December 2nd, 2010, 07:57
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Re: OBDII Scanner or software

Stephan.

I use the Auterra dynoscan software.. It works on all platforms, as you have seen..

http://www.auterraweb.com/
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