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      05-03-2012, 03:56 AM   #65
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Originally Posted by marchurley View Post
Well I cant afford option 1 either so I will attempt option 3.

SO I get a cable, hook up to a laptop, and drive while someone else watches, and clears the errors you mentioned, any further info on this procedure?
Essentially, yes. Although that's a very simplified overview.
  • Get a cable; find a K-DCAN cable on ebay (here's my thread)
  • Hook up to a laptop; you'll probably get INPA software with the cable, but it's not a straightforward install. it's possible, though, clearly.
  • drive and clear the errors; simple as that - just clear the codes every time one appears - they'll begin to appear more slowly as the backpressure begins to decrease