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F250: I pull trouble codes without a scanner..Power Stroke..diesel

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Can I pull trouble codes without a scanner on a F250 Power Stroke diesel 2006.
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Brad replied 9 years ago.
Hello jim, and welcome to!

Unfortunately, there is no 'field service mode' to retrieve fault codes on this vehicle without a scanner. Simply put you need an OBDII compatible scanner to get them.

The good news is that many shops and auto parts stores these days are offering this service for free, you'll just need to call around and find out. I know that most Autozone stores do this.

Keep in mind, this is in no way a replacement for a professional diagnostic, but is better than nothing!

Good luck!
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