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Old 01-08-2001, 08:09 AM
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Is it possible to purchase a HHT or Star diagnostic computer? Where and how much?
Are there any others?

I need one for reading and clearing fault codes. It is very difficult to work on the newer models without it.
I have a friend at the local dealership that helps me out, but I can't keep going to him every time I have a fault code.

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Old 01-08-2001, 08:57 AM
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What year and model? This makes a big difference.

Have a great day,
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Old 01-08-2001, 09:21 AM
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I think they started the new diagnostic system in 1992. They moved the battery to the trunk. In it's place they installed control units and a big round diagnostic harness.
Anyway, I need one that will work on all of the newer models from 92 and up.

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Old 01-08-2001, 09:46 AM
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MB sells a client version of the Star Diagnosis system for $18,000. HHT's are no longer supported & havent been up-dated for over a 1 1/2 years.
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Old 01-08-2001, 12:30 PM
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A variety of handheld diagnostic units and software packages capabable of resetting faults codes are available from aftermarket companies. Check with Baum Tools ( and Assenmacher Specialty Tools ( for starters.
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