Am I being done over? C4 Picassio 1.6Hdi 2011

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Re: Am I being done over? C4 Picassio 1.6Hdi 2011

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That's good info Marc I wasn't aware of the log files and I doubt my mechanic is either. Thank you
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Re: Am I being done over? C4 Picassio 1.6Hdi 2011

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No worries - thought it would be useful for Roger and others as many are not aware of this feature of Lexia or Diagbox.
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Re: Am I being done over? C4 Picassio 1.6Hdi 2011

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Thanks Marc and others. Much appreciated. I'll have to think what to do - the car ran well when I fetched it this afternoon. I'm going to carefully compare the two diagnostiques but it does look now that I'll have to grin and bear it. In case I go down the diagbox route to put my mind at rest, can you please advise how I should go about it (doubt that I'll find anyone near here with one)? I am running Win 10 64bit, which, from my brief research seems to be a prob. Please bear in mind that at 74 I'm past learning so it does need to be pretty straightforward.
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Re: Am I being done over? C4 Picassio 1.6Hdi 2011

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Ooo, well you're never to old to learn - but I'd be telling porkies of I said it was an effortless installation Roger - you do have to run through a few hoops to get it installed. Windows 10 64 bit may work with later version of Diagbox, but will not run the encapsulated Lexia / Peugeot Planet 2000 software as it won't support older 16 Bit coded software.

As I have just come offline helping a fellow member, I went into the fault journal to see how often his numerous errors had been occurring - and they were all logged every day - i.e. "Fault ABCD 1234 765 days" which tells me that particular fault was recurring daily for over 2 years.

So any issue relating to faults should be tidily logged into the journal area.

If you want to get a kit though for future fault finding do get a decent one revision 'C' unit with full hardware. There are cheaper ones on the net that may be cut-down versions - and may have issues talking to full CAN vehicles like the C4 Picasso.

The link to the UK supplier a lot of members here use:

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..with a 15% discount.

Other suppliers are available of course.