View Full Version : OBD II reader recommendation?
12-09-2011, 08:06 PM
59 bucks to pull codes at an indy gets expensive. Ability to reset a plus (for my e46).
12-09-2011, 08:45 PM
BUy a cable on ebay, download some software. About $60 total. Need a laptop obviously.
12-09-2011, 11:02 PM
I have this one: http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/browse/4/Auto/AutoTools/AutoCodeReaders/PRD~0251009P/OBD+2-in-1+Reader.jsp?locale=en
Comes up for 149$ sometimes. Not the best deal but a nice product.
12-10-2011, 12:52 AM
I recently bought an elm327 on ebay and software called touchscan. Cost around 50-60. Laptop is required obv.
Check out scantool.net
12-10-2011, 12:57 AM
Best bang for your dollar
12-10-2011, 09:09 AM
After hours of hunting around and reading, this is the deal of the century:
Confirmed (less than a week ago) by this e46fanatics thread:
12-10-2011, 10:55 AM
Do any of these work with a Mac or iPad?
12-10-2011, 06:46 PM
I very much doubt an iPad, but VMware Fusion is a Mac product that'll allow you to run these as a virtual machine on your Mac. Either that or dual boot.
12-13-2011, 06:40 PM
Just bought this cable and will test it out on my Mac and let you guys know.
vBulletin® v3.8.1, Copyright ©2000-2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.