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    Can vcds be used to simply read obd codes on non-vag cars?

    ah, i mistook the meaning of the green lights on the dongle:-\ i'll try again...
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    Can vcds be used to simply read obd codes on non-vag cars?

    my friend turned off her ignition b/c the (non-stop) chiming annoyed her, so maybe that's why it failed?-\ but yes, i entered the last 3 digits, and came up with a full vin...didn't think to x-check w/car, & it had been dropped when i reopened vcds... is there something i can do to debug the issue?
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    Can vcds be used to simply read obd codes on non-vag cars?

    danke, uwe, looks like my friend's 2014 ford chatterbox isn't iso/obd2 compatible:-(borkbork)-: i was worried that i'd spent a vin(vcds added it) but i just opened vcds & i'm back to just 1/3, whew;-) btw, uwe was my highschool german teacher's name...he was born here while his parents were...
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    Can vcds be used to simply read obd codes on non-vag cars?

    is there any downside to just trying it? a friend has the infamous ford chatterbox dct & it's cel is lit after an episode of overrevving & the dealer wants $170 just to read the codes:-\
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