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Forscan and elm

Postby dumper » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:10 am

Will Forscan work on a mk8 and which is best to get as I was driving on the motorway doing 65 mph had done about 120 mls and Amber I light came on and it lost the throttle it came up with One message but didn’t say if it had a problem just the usual message that adblue ok I pressed ok turned engine off restarted van and it ran as normal I’d like to be able to check if it as stored any codes and if there is any problem or just a modern engine having a one off hissy fit
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Re: Forscan and elm

Postby Willjmay » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:11 am

Works on my euro 6
The Elm I have has a switch on it to cover the 2 types of interface. (Forscan tells me to switch it too)
I have used it to read DTCs (none so far) and to reset the oil service indicator.
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Re: Forscan and elm

Postby Chuggy » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:21 am

Try Steve Elmer @ Tunnelrat electronics on fleabay for ELM
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-Modified ... 3639858749
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Re: Forscan and elm

Postby dumper » Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:19 pm

Thanks wiillyjmay Chuggy I look at getting one when I get home from Ireland
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Re: Forscan and elm

Postby Jay2018 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:43 pm

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Modified-ELM ... 1438.l2649

This guy has sold almost 1700 units...
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Re: Forscan and elm

Postby dumper » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:45 pm

Jay2018 wrote:https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Modified-ELM327-USB-Ford-Elmconfig-Focccus-Forscan-FITS-Focus-C-Smax-Mondeo-Kuga/162068198073?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649

This guy has sold almost 1700 units...

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Re: Forscan and elm

Postby bambi mk 1 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:03 pm

dumper wrote:Thanks wiillyjmay Chuggy I look at getting one when I get home from Ireland

Drop in to me on the way to the boat and I will plug in in for you :)
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Re: Forscan and elm

Postby dumper » Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:43 am

bambi mk 1 wrote:
dumper wrote:Thanks wiillyjmay Chuggy I look at getting one when I get home from Ireland

Drop in to me on the way to the boat and I will plug in in for you :)

Cheers bambi not sure if we will have time i am going to bushwhacker rally at Omar a week on Saturday are you far from the port thanks
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Re: Forscan and elm

Postby bambi mk 1 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:59 am

Pm sent :)
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