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peake scan tool

10-18-2009, 06:43 PM
i want to buy a scan tool for my 1994 540i. does any one know or have pics of the tool and the adapter that i need for my model as there is a few different ones out there. i dont want just the air bag or inspection reset tool i want the cel code reader.

the ones i found was

r5/fcx 3
r5/fcx 3-16
r5/fcx 3-u
r5/fcx ll

i dont know which one i can use with my model and what kind of pin adapter i need with the tool.

10-18-2009, 07:39 PM
You need the R5/FCX3 for your car. I have that one also

10-19-2009, 12:35 AM
thanks for the info any cable or adapter needed or just the tool itself plugs in to the connector.

10-19-2009, 09:22 AM
The tool just plugs into the connector. I actually have this one BAV AUTO SR-300 ( got it for $90 used off of fleabay