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SCT X3 code reader?

Is the code reader on the SCT X3 any good? I've been having a check engine light come on when ever I tow. I've tried multiple times to pull the code using the code reader feature of the SCT X3, but it never finds any. So today I brought it into my dealer and using their code reader I watched as they pulled multiple codes and told me they FICM and will put a new one in tomorrow.

So what gives? Why could my X3 not pull the C.E.L. codes?

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Just a guess but the X3 is just a basic OBD2 code reader if I remember correctly. If your CEL is generated by a manufacturer specific, non-OBD2 problem it wont show up.
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Thanks for the info.

2005 F250 6.0L 4X4 Lariat
ARP Studs, MBRP 4" turbo back, Banks intake, SCT X3 w/Innovative tunes, Gauges + ScanGauge II,
BulletProof EGR cooler, CAT EC-1 coolant, Coolant filter, Blue spring fuel regulator, Atlas 40 FICM

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