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what's different between diagnostic cable and code scanner

have a chance looking for Mongoose for Volvo Vida Dice, this tool can do European, Asian, ford cars. this tool's function Read stored Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs), clear the check engine light.what's different between diagnostic cable and code scanner? do you know?
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Ad says the cable connects your car's OBD2 port to a personal computer and contains the diagnostic software inside the cable. Code scanner does both and here is the USA, can be bought for about the same $36. Hope this helps.

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Ad says the cable connects your car's OBD2 port to a personal computer and contains the diagnostic software inside the cable. Code scanner does both and here is the USA, can be bought for about the same $36. Hope this helps.
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