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Any advice on websites or stores where I can buy a code reader.

I live out of the country and need to make sure I have all what is needed.

Do I need to download a software or do I need to buy a code booklet?

Any advice will help! :(
 

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I bought a coder reader from Peake Research http://www.peakeresearch.com/ It arrived within 5 business days and it works great!

The model I got was about $150 plus shipping and it comes with a code book. It plugs in under the dash (and under the hood if you buy the adaptor), reads your code and the book tells you what it is.

It allows you to reset your "Check Engine" light and reset your green "Oil Change/Service Engine" lights back to 5 lights.

There are other code readers that require a laptop, require you to install software, etc., however, these are more expensive and do a lot more in terms of diagnostics and performance mapping. A few simple searches on this site and you'll discover plenty of other recommendations for code readers and reset tools.

Good Luck!
 

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actron cp9180

just got a actron CP9180 and so far it works great, 1st time using a scanner tool, this has live data which I guess can be pretty useful if you know what to look for. got it from qualitytoolsforless.com
 
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