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i would check with the vender that it does in fact cover your age of car and for that model i cannot comment on it as never used or owned one, what i use a lot is autocom cdp plus it covers most cars not just mini as read and write options as to program stuff like batteries and injectors etc, link below for a idea
or the factory software below insta
 

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will they except uk sellers if so try this link
contact them first and ask the question as for us approved diagnostics hmmm that hard one snap on tools do good range but at garage money, also a lot of diagnostics say do battery code but might not be covered on mini etc, some on here have Carly app dont personally have much to do with those apps, i would think for customs inward to usa if it was sent as a you forgot this when you went back state side you could argue you already owned as such hard one
 

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I'm currently have use of Carly, Bimmercode, Autocom & Rheingold.

I have heard good thing about BlueDrive (but never used it myself) and cheaper than Carly and as it's Canadian company (I think) so should be easy to get hold of in USA.
its a hard one i got autocom and wurth snooper and insta d and inpa also have access to latest snap on diagnostics which i like a lot really good to use so many functions that i know works, but the price £1000 start off point and that's no where near the top end one but does enough if you understand voltages and controllers and how they work etc, autocom and snooper can be hit and miss sometimes i had a Citroen not so long ago had a short circuit on thermostat housing and autoocm do not read it right ie -48 on coolant sensor so i ended up wasting a load of time thinking ecu fault or wiring and after going through the whole system to find with mulit meter every volat age was there and changes with heat and cold etc. was not until i spat my dummy out with it gave it to john at black magic to sort the ecu ie clone it as thought it was the internal control of it,, i left car there for few days as i had other stuff to do, when i collected it he said nothing wrong it all working as should seen on snap on it was , turned out the autocom was at fault, also cheap diagnostics can mislead when they dont read all codes
 

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anyone noticed as soon as we talk about something selective adds pop in between our conversations, ha ha just knew it since new revamp of site must be getting its money from adverts now as well,
 
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