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    Hi Gents, after my car threw a bit of a wobbly this afternoon I think it's about time I invested in a code reader. Not sure if I should get one that I can stick in the glovebox or if I should get a Bluetooth one? Any advise?

    What apps are peeps running for the Bluetooth ones (or iPhone)?

    Ideally want one that I can resets faults, not just read.

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    Just my two penneth....

    It's not Bluetooth, but I've been looking at one of these:

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3210724563...84.m1423.l2649

    Great brand and seems very good spec....quite cheap too

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    I have this one, work well for me. Even has some Live Data readings too.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_sa...scanner&_frs=1

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    Quote Originally Posted by Das View Post
    I have this one, work well for me. Even has some Live Data readings too.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_sa...scanner&_frs=1
    2nd for this one, no problems with it, and it reads VAG codes which some others don't :-)

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    If you are using a bluetooth one and using it via a APP then these are fine http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ELM327-V1-...item41725698ed

    And at £5.99 you will be saving nearly £40, they work great on my tablet, also use the Torqe app see here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ay-ZvTn3fLo
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    That D900 looks pretty good, i might get one of them instead

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil881 View Post
    2nd for this one, no problems with it, and it reads VAG codes which some others don't :-)
    My vecs a 2003 2.0 dti. Is there a code reader for my car as most only cover from 2004 for the diesels ta

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    Have you seen these on Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...=hotukdeals-21 and free delivery
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    I see the 'Torque' app runs on the Android platform. Anyone know if an app is available for Windows phones?

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    Quote Originally Posted by alcutler View Post
    Have you seen these on Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...=hotukdeals-21 and free delivery
    I've got this one. It's working ok, I'm using it with torque app on android.

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