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Old August 14th, 2013, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by SpaceBadger View Post
That was true when I worked on my old truck in the 70s and 80s, but modern cars have those computer chips that needs expensive diagnostic equipment that only dealer-garages usually have.
In actuality, those fancy computers can be had for <$100. Almost all they do is read the codes and display what they mean. Yeah, there's fancier stuff at the dealership, but you can get most of it for pretty cheap.

Not that it's here or there, but some of the "you gotta have this fancy tool" stuff is just a little guild protection at work.
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