Any car built after '96 should have an OBDII setup and , except for a
few models, the hookup should be by your steering column close to
where your knees reside. I've actually seen some halfway decent OBDII
readers on a closeout shelf in Wal-Mart, but if you want a cheapie (by
reading your post) that will get you by, check out Amazon. Quite often
anything over $25 will get you free shipping.
Actually, if you just want to read the codes every now and then, have
it done at Autozone. Most halfway decent readers come with a code
book, but if your cheapie doesn't, just google the code number.
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