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    What software do I need to view a list of all trouble codes on a BMW?

    I have Plamers for my Ford, and I can see a list of all trouble codes at once, but how do I do this on a BMW. I can't seem to find where I do this in INPA - just individual items.
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    330i sport a big chunk of berlin...

     
     

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    Cheers for that. Definately worth having, maybe even printed.

    Is there a software though that does a search on the ECU and shows me a list of all trouble codes rather than me having to click a specific section.
    Clicking the specifics is OK when I have a warning light on the dash telling me something is wrong, but I would like to see if there is anything at all, possibly clear all codes and then re-read all codes afterwards to see which are present and which are historical.

    I can't seem to find that feature in INPA.
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    im perplexed at what you are trying to say here?...


    you can clear and check pending or active codes in inpa just by lookin at the info and clearing em and seeing which if any come back and the occurances counter stats..

    each module is an individual system and stores its own codes relative to its function on the car...engine,chassis,drivetrain,body etc

    there ain't a central proccessing unit lookin at all the modules combined AFAIK...
    330i sport a big chunk of berlin...

     
     

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    Cheers,

    I think the confusion comes from my experience of other marques. I use a Palmer software on my Mondeo which displays all trouble codes registered in a list, so if there is an O2 sensor out, and airbag fault, and gearbox fault; the one button click would show all trouble codes stored and allow me to clear/read all at once.

    INPA requires me to have a look at each module individually, so I have to select Airbag to look at Airbag Codes, or Gearbox for gearbox codes, etc.

    I was thinking that there would be the option (or software) that would display all the trouble codes for all modules in one list, rather than having to select the individual modules and scanning each one independantly.
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    Carsoft does that.

    Beautiful car... But everytime I look into your beautiful eyes I feel the contempt that you have for my bank account.
     
     

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    Damnit, I can't get Carsoft working :(
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    Which version/cable are you using?

    Beautiful car... But everytime I look into your beautiful eyes I feel the contempt that you have for my bank account.
     
     

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    I have a 20-Pin and an ODB which link together. INPA works fine with the setup.

    I have version 6.5 SP1.
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    6.5 sp1 doesn't work. I read that somewhere, either that or you need to try to re-paste the required dll files to get it to work. If you applied SP1 as a patch you need to re-apply the crack again too

    TBH, I wouldn't bother. I would stick to INPA. I tried carsoft but went back to INPA as I didn't want to risk my DDE with software made by a 3rd party.

    Beautiful car... But everytime I look into your beautiful eyes I feel the contempt that you have for my bank account.
     
     

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