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    Diagnostic readers?

    Not sure if this is the right place but here goes..

    I have a 1.8 sri mk4 astra on an x reg plate. I've located the diag socket etc and had a look at it, Some things I was wondering are that I went to do a paper clip test and pins 5/6 ? weren't actually there (as in the metal connector sat inside the plastic moulding)


    and the next question is what type of cable will I need for getting a reading (using a laptop)? as I have a vagcom cable which I tried but to no avail.

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    Paperclip test wont work.

    OP-COM is the Vauxhall equivalent to VAGCOM

    Look on ebay where they can be had for about £30 delivered from China.
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    yeah I've heard of opcom and used the software, just wondering what cable I need. I've heard of this tech2 ? type cable etc

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    The cable comes supplied with the opcom unit. i am buying mine on friday.

    image of the unit and cable
    http://www.x-electronic.com/ProductP...0938205757.jpg

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    Go for this one as its the latest firmware and loads of us have bought from him: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Take a few weeks to arrive.

    If you have a problem with the car someone local with it may be able to help.
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