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Old 03-23-2012, 08:15 AM
Wihelm G Wihelm G is offline
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Originally Posted by CTBimmerGuy View Post
Is this scanner only diagnosing engine fault codes or pretty much any fault code the on board computer throws at it?
Pretty much any fault code.

Are the OBDII code readers interpreting the same data as the Peak code reader and just doing it with a different interface and different hardware/software package or does the Peak Code reader focus exclusively on engine related diagnostics while the Actron and other OBD II code readers interpret different data and fault codes?
The Peake will read everything an OBDII will read, but not vice versa. Peake's are way more comprehensive.

Go over to the e9X board and look at a recent thread by Professor Cook about the Bavarian Technic tool. Lots of very good info.
Are there any BMW mechanics on the forum that can answer this question?
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