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Old 11-27-2016, 07:39 PM   #1
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OBD II Scanner Recommendation

As the title states I'm looking for a code scanner recommendation. My wife's 2006 Yukon has illuminated the ABS and TC fault lights and I can't read or reset these with my basic scanner. I have been looking at some of the higher-end Actron units but the reviews are not too good. Any help would be welcome.

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Old 11-28-2016, 05:12 AM   #2
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Autel has good scanners.
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Old 11-28-2016, 08:25 PM   #3
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For a long time I was considering a Durametric for my Boxsters, but the cost, VIN# limitations, Porsche Only, and complexity kept me from going through with it.

I bought an Autel MaxiDiag Elite MD802 instead.
Autel MaxiDiag Elite MD802
It works well on a wide variety of cars and most modules.
Reset an airbag light on my '01.
Helped me diagnose a failing Crankshaft Position Sensor on the Cayenne.
Works on my wife's Honda Element and all my other OBDII cars.
Cost under $200 from Amazon and some reliable eBay vendors.
I am very happy with it.
I am not an attorney, mechanic, or member of the clergy. Following any advice given in my posts is done at your own peril.

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Old 11-29-2016, 07:12 AM   #4
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Re: OBD II Scanner

Many thanks for the recommendations. After looking through the various models and their reviews I ordered the Autel MD802 Maxidiag Elite. It should arrive later this week and hopefully I can determine the issues with my wife's DD.

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