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Snap-on mtg500

I just bought a snap-on mtg2500, what all do I need in cartridges, cables, adapters and keys to use it on my 96 psd?

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you will need :

1 each - K2A key.
I each - OBD II(b) adapter
1 each - "Domestic software PRIMARY cartridge thru 1998, or 2000, or 2001.
1 each - "Domestic Troubleshooter Cartridge thru 1998"

you could also buy the "Black" cartridges....much more expensive, but covers a whole lot more vehicles, and are programmable by Snap-On. (if they are still doing it)...don't know.

I also suggest you look up the operator's manual on the net here, download it and read it, it will help.

here:

http://buy1.snapon.com/products/diag...Operations.pdf

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Full Force 180cc Stage I's, D66, SRP-1.1, ARP, Banks IC, DIY E-Fuel, EBPV Del & Gut'd Ped., BD Exhaust Brake., SD IDM, HPX, BstFoolr, 4" DP - 4" exh,
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So I don't need the diesel cartridge?

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The Domestic Troubleshooter Cartridge should say "With Diesel Insight" on it I believe.....

it's been a LONG time since I used the Red cartridges, because I have the Black ones.....

get on e-bay, and do some reading, you'll figure it out.

here's a link to a set that will work for ya :

Snap on Domestic Cartridge Set 1999 Primary Troubleshooter Diagnostic Software | eBay

here's a link to a set of the Good Black Programmable cartridges, I bought mine 5 years ago and have over $600.00 in them....this is a hellova buy..... :

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Snap-On-MT25...259d80&vxp=mtr

'97 Centurion. F350 4x4 CCLB
Full Force 180cc Stage I's, D66, SRP-1.1, ARP, Banks IC, DIY E-Fuel, EBPV Del & Gut'd Ped., BD Exhaust Brake., SD IDM, HPX, BstFoolr, 4" DP - 4" exh,
6.0 Fan, 180 T-Stat, DIY Don.105006 AF, CCV Mod, BTS, W/ SD Trans Lines, Tru-Cool Max, PML Trans Pan, Bumper Mod, IssPro Gauges, Fluidampr, Mellings LPOP.....
Tuned by "The WildMan".

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The troubleshooter cartridge I have is thru 2000 includes emissions insight, mt25002900 it is domestic. Would that one black one work with what is on it now?

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if you have a troubleshooter thru 2000, AND a Domestic Primary cartridge thru 97 or later, those are all you need.
plug the cable off the MT2500 into the OBD II Adapter, plug the K2-A key in the OBD II adapter also, and plug the OBD II adapter into your OBD II port, and follow the directions on the screen after it lights up

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6.0 Fan, 180 T-Stat, DIY Don.105006 AF, CCV Mod, BTS, W/ SD Trans Lines, Tru-Cool Max, PML Trans Pan, Bumper Mod, IssPro Gauges, Fluidampr, Mellings LPOP.....
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Thanks, I need to find the cable, obd2 adapter, key and power cord.

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the power cord should have come WITH the scanner ???

there is no separate "power cord", the scanner powers itself off the OBD II when plugged in to the OBD II port on your vehicle.

you seriously need to download that PDF I posted and do some reading....

'97 Centurion. F350 4x4 CCLB
Full Force 180cc Stage I's, D66, SRP-1.1, ARP, Banks IC, DIY E-Fuel, EBPV Del & Gut'd Ped., BD Exhaust Brake., SD IDM, HPX, BstFoolr, 4" DP - 4" exh,
6.0 Fan, 180 T-Stat, DIY Don.105006 AF, CCV Mod, BTS, W/ SD Trans Lines, Tru-Cool Max, PML Trans Pan, Bumper Mod, IssPro Gauges, Fluidampr, Mellings LPOP.....
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I read all 12 pages, all I got with the scanner was 3 cartridges so I need the data cable, adapter and key.

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