Launch C Reader V

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The original vehicle diagnostic scan tool by Launch, the CReader V handheld scanner is a small but powerful device designed to help mechanics and technicians diagnose any vehicle that is compliant to OBDII/EOEB (petrol vehicles from 2001 and diesels from 2004).

With dynamic functions such as fault code reading and clearing, the CReader V will complete an entire vehicle electronic control system check in seconds, and you can view real time data in digital or graph form.

Small enough to fit into every tool box yet equipped with a large, easy to read screen, the CReader V is ideal for mobile mechanics looking for a quick and effective fault code diagnosis tool.

Works with all vehicles compliant with EOBD/OBDII (petrol vehicles from 2001 and diesels from 2004).

Features of the CReader V include:

  • International multi-language user’s manual
  • Stand alone operation
  • Large backlit display screen
  • Supports all legislated OBD protocols
  • 90cm OBD cable length

Diagnostic functions:

  • Read and clear fault codes
  • View freeze frame data
  • View graph data
  • I/M readiness test
  • Malfunction lamp status
  • O2 sensor test
  • EVAP system test
  • Fault code look up

The CReader V comes complete with a 16-pin OBD2 connector, lead and a USB update cable.

A powerful and important tool, the CReader V by Launch is the ultimate accessory for the busy workshop and enthusiast alike.

This product comes with a one year warranty and includes lifetime access to valuable software updates which are released by Launch over the internet.

Please Note: Launch have now released the CReader 6 which includes new diagnostic functions and a colour screen.

Launch C Reader V

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  • Launch C Reader V
  • USB update cable
  • User Manual

Mainland UK Addresses

1st Class Royal Mail Recorded£5.00

Off-Mainland UK Addresses (including islands and Scottish highlands)

1st Class Royal Mail Recorded£5.00

European Delivery Rates

Zones 1 & 2*

Service Price
TNT Express £19.26
*Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, France, Germany, Monaco

Zones 3 & 4**

Service Price
TNT Express £19.99
**Andorra, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

How quickly will my order arrive?
All orders received before 11am will be dispatched same day using a next day delivery service. Orders received after 11am will be dispatched the following working day (Mon – Fri).

How can I track the status of my order?
We will keep you updated with the status of your order via email. Once the order has been dispatched you may track the parcel using the tracking code provided in the ‘confirmation of shipping’ email. If you have any questions regarding your order please email us on or phone 01752 344989.

If you are unsatisfied in any way at all, please return the unwanted item within 14 days of delivery date for a full refund or exchange. The item must be unused and retain its original labels & packaging. Sale items are not returnable or refundable. Click here for full refund terms and conditions.

Launch C Reader V Vehicle Coverage

  • Works with all vehicles compliant with EOBD/OBDII (petrol vehicles from 2001 and diesels from 2004).


  • Click here to download the CReader V .pdf brochure.
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