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    Just bought an xperia arc android 2.3.3, while looking at car apps noticed a code reader app that works with bluetooth connector into car, anyoone used these looks good.

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    I use a blue tooth ELM327 that I keep in the car that I can pair with an app on my phone (TORQUE).

    Seems to work ok.

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    thats the one im looking at and same app, do you have a link, how much did you pay the only canbus one i can find is £25, is it a good code reader and the live data is working as well.

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    I bought it ages ago but was about that price.

    The app does most of the live data but not all.

    It will show boost pressure, inlet temperature etc etc.

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    hows the code reader part, does it give code and description

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    Just gives the Pxxxx number then look it up online.

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    just ordered one downloaded latest vs of torque and going by the pics it give you the code and decription with the option to go online for further info, 2-3 days is a long wait i have no patience.

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    got it works well but is throwing up connection errors counts in torque, did you suffer any connection errors or do i have a duff unit

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    I disabled 'Faster Communication' and that helped.

    If the dials freeze also disable ELM327 auto time.

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    cheers bud

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