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Can you purchase an automotive computer diagnostic scanner for home use?

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Car owners can purchase an automotive computer diagnostic scanner such as DiagProg 4 for home use. Although the company behind the DiagProg4 is located in Poland, it ships to the United States. In fact, the company offers a tool package specifically designed for the USA.

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Some of the capabilities of the device include reading diagnostic fault codes in the OBD system, reading service history, and programming remote keys. The device connects to a vehicle directly through the OBDII connection and supports all communication protocols.

Although the DiagProg 4 can also reset the mileage of the vehicle, the act is strictly illegal. Car owners must use it only for diagnostic purposes. Civil penalties up to $100,000 are applicable in cases of altered odometers.

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