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Old Jun 7th, 2014, 02:30 PM
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Hello all the wife has a 07 cooper could any help in choosing a reasonable price. Diagnostic tool please, had to take it to a Independent bmw garage for a emmision light which turned out to be cam sensor could have done job myself if I had the reader any help in make/ model would be appreciated.
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Hi ya

Do you want to go in depth or just something that will read and clear the codes for you.

If you want something simple just to read codes I would say get something like a scan gauge or an ultra gauge. The benefit of having one of theses are you can leave it plugged in all the time so you can monitor your car most importantly coolant temp as the gauges are just for show if you have one fitted.
If you want really cheep there are loads on ebay for around 15 mark very basic

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CAR-FAULT-...item3cd95e6b09


If you want something more in depth you can get a lead and dis software from ebay and the load it on to a laptop this will give you dealership level diagnostic, it's takes a little to get running correct but is very usfull

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Thanks for your reply it's the hand held diagnostic tool I was looking for but wasn't sure type i needed, cooper connection plug etc
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Thanks for your reply it's the hand held diagnostic tool I was looking for but wasn't sure type i needed, cooper connection plug etc

Hi ya

The scan gauge or ultra gauge is what I would advise but if you want cheap the one in post 2 from ebay will be ok for basic stuff
You need one that's obb2 compliant which that one is

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Thanks for your reply obb2 thanks again
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