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Code reader advice required, 2012 platinum 5.7

Advice on a simple but good code reader, model and prices approx?
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Autel has a number of inexpensive code readers like this one for about $35....it will read engine codes (generic OBDII plus manufacturer specific codes)....

https://www.amazon.com/Autel-AutoLin...8-9&ref=sr_1_9

I would suggest you consider spending a little more (about $100) and get a Bluedriver which is the one I recently upgraded to. Besides the engine codes, it has the advantage of being able to read codes in other modules including anti-lock braking system (ABS), air bag system (SRS), transmission and HVAC.

https://www.amazon.com/BlueDriver-Bl...1_1_sspa&psc=1

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I have one of these in my Tundra. It will handle DTC's and does a lot of other neat stuff also.
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