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Old 12-27-2012, 05:14 PM
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Originally Posted by grrltraveler View Post
apparently CA passed a law that won't allow them to scan to diagnose anymore.
I researched this.

There is no such law.

There 'is' a reason though ... and it's in these threads:
- Which states make OBDII scanning illegal by the auto parts store? Why?
- In California, what establishment do you use to read OBDII codes for free?
- Cheapest CAN OBDII scanner on the net that reads DTCs, pending codes, & clears codes
- OBD II PC freeware & $15 J1962 cable for the BMW E39
Please read the suggested threads and add value, either by pictures or by descriptions, so the next person stands on your shoulders.
See also: E39 Bestlinks & How to easily find what you need
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