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same? A little cheaper
Like 50% cheaper. And provides everything that the dealership can do using the same GM interface.
 

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I picked up a Foxwell SRS scanner for around $100 from Ebay, and used it to diagnose a PPS failure on the G8, as well as clear a SRS code on a Hyundai Santa Fe.
 

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Like 50% cheaper. And provides everything that the dealership can do using the same GM interface.
Did you have to buy the GM subscription to do everything you wanted? Still researching this. Also I assume this will work as a generic obd11 at least for non GM makes?
 

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I picked up a Foxwell SRS scanner for around $100 from Ebay, and used it to diagnose a PPS failure on the G8, as well as clear a SRS code on a Hyundai Santa Fe.
But you still can't do what a GM dealership can do with their Tech 2. You also can't program modules. For ~$20 more you can with the VXDIAG VXNANO.
 

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Did you have to buy the GM subscription to do everything you wanted? Still researching this. Also I assume this will work as a generic obd11 at least for non GM makes?
I purchased a single VIN 24 month subscription for $40 so that I could reprogram the new BCM I purchased (old one had a short which messed with the brake lights).

Model years 2008 and beyond require online TDS programming (Vehicle Programming Software: https://www.acdelcotds.com/subscriptions) in order to program modules. 2007 and below can be done from the Tech 2/Tech2Win.

My subscription:

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Clicking the VIN hyperlink takes you here:

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Clicking "Service Programming System (SPS)" or the "SPS" tab up top takes you here:

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Clicking "Start SPS" downloads a small java applet that you then run. This connects to your J2534 device and looks similar to this (I found this on the internet):

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Thanks for all the info in this thread. I ended up getting the OBDLink Mx+ on black friday for $60 (Amazon). Had a chance to hook it up with the standard app software. It was able to pick up the 2 SRS faults.

Of course not as capable as the above unit but for $60, I had to at least try it
 
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