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Customer Reviews: Autel MaxiDAS DS808S All System Diagnostic Scanner 2023

I want to start this review by saying that I'm completely happy with the Autel MaxiDas DS808S.

I bought it to use on my 1999 Dodge Dakota pickup to help diagnose a P0300 random misfire code. I suspected that the fuel synchronization was out of spec and the only way to verify was to use a dealership scan tool. So I went in search of an alternative and found the MaxiDAS DS808S. I ordered the one with the kit including the various adapters.

The Autel came well packaged. Inside the box I found two molded high-quality cases. One included the MaxiDas scan tool and the other, the various adapters.

Using the tool is simple. You connect it to WiFi (both 2.4 and 5.0 ghz wifi) and then register it thorugh a setup program with Autel. After that, you're good to go. It includes software to connect to just about every car you can think of. In my case, I selected the Dodge vehicle and connected it to my truck. Since my truck is pre-2004, the tool prompted me with a warning noting that not all functionality might work. My truck is too old to support the automatic VIN lookup so I manually entered it. The truck was correctly identified from the VIN and I read codes.

If you have the money to spend and want to access the various systems on your vehicle, this is the way to go. You get a lot of functionality in a good tool for the money.

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