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95 F250. I am looking for a good scanner, heard obs trucks might or might not be obd2, just for kicks, I plugged my Actron obd2 scanner in, came on, turned key on, linked with truck, pushed enter to read codes, no codes present, would my truck be obd2?
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Early OBS trucks needed the PCM flashed, my 94 was the same way. from 96+ when OBDII was standard there was no need to be reflashed.
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Auto enginuity scanner works good

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Some scan tools work, some don't, generally the cheaper ones won't read our trucks

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I am looking at the Innova scanners, the 3120 or 3140 obd1\2 scanners.
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Make sure the scanner is able to read the Ford Enhanced parameters. Most don't. SnapOn MT2500 with the correct cartridge, AutoEnginuity with the Ford bundle are some examples. Cheers!

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I have to identify my truck as a 95 to use my solis scan tool. It works normally after that.

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