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Does a standard CEL reader read a diesel?

Hey guys I have a dealership in ohio with my cousin and we have a standard car CEL reader im just wondering will it read codes from a 6.0?
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It might. It definitely won't read trans codes. But it definitely might read the obd2 codes.

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Thats what i thought! Well at least if the dreaded 6uhoh CEL comes on i can atleast see what it is

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Thats what i thought! Well at least if the dreaded 6uhoh CEL comes on i can atleast see what it is
Our trucks typically store codes with no light.

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Any obd2 reader will work.

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The reader needs to be able to read CAN.

Some older models of code readers do not.
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