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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone. Can anyone shed some light on this continuing saga!? I have a BMW 330d on a 56 reg with 90k on the clock. I'm having an issue with it going into limp mode and the mpg has dropped quite a lot. Trouble codes i have are 4501 egr deviation, and 33f1 mass air flow sensor. I have replaced...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    I have a 2009 BMW 3 series 318i. Started becoming jittery when pulling off and struggling to reach power. I’ve cleared these codes and driven the car and the problem has not reoccurred but wanted to understand what might have caused them to limit damage. Someone suggested it could be due to...
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Anyone used this? It's available on Google play and amongst other things, can monitor and regenerate the dpf. I'm getting the dpf warning and think it needs a regen, ive download and will give it a go later. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    The srs warning light illuminated on my bmw Yesterday. I've reset it using a diagnostic tool several times and it keeps coming back with the exact same error '0b battery positive terminal isolation 1'. Only thing i can think of is ive noticed my car seems to crank over a little slower than...
  5. BMW Guides and How To's
    I have an 04 645ci with a lot of electrical problems. Prior owner had subwoofers and amp in car which I believe contributed. I purchased the diagnostic software for my laptop. I think it was ISTA? Anyway, I got the full kit with the plugs for my car and everything. I have check engine light...
  6. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I am looking for a diagnostic tool for my 840, so can anyone recommend anything. I have been driving around for months with the ABS and ASC lights on and finally decided to get around to addressingthe problem. The trouble is, every mechanic I have contacted does not have the round plug to fit...
  7. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi. I am new to BMW ownership! Recent acquisition- a 2004 645ci. Can anyone point me in the direction for a reasonably priced diagnostic tool pls? With my Audis I used VAGCOM vcds. The need for a tool is now more important as the MOT is imminent and the seatbelt tensioner/airbag light has just...
  8. Auto Electrical Forum
    Anyone using the INPA/D-CAN software and cables from Bcables.com? Is the loading of software as easy as they say? What software do you actually get for your money? Richard
  9. General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, is there any free software that I can use to scan by BMW 525d 2005. I have the cable that links from the car to the laptop. In the past I have used Forscan for my sons focus it’s free and amazing just wondered if there was something out there similar for my BMW? I’ve got a creator...
  10. Introductions
    Greetings Everyone I am new to the site , I own a 2006 E60 530D . I have realised that it is very expensive to get error codes checked especially here in South Africa. I would like to find out what is the best diagnostic tool that I can use to check for errors?, before I get smoked at a...
  11. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi again everyone I have been absent for approx 8 years but have now returned to the fold with a 2008 E61 520D touring which has come to me with 1 key green log book slip and MOT and 152k on the clock so as you can imagine I need to get to grips with it, my question is can anyone recommend a...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Afternoon, Having owned (and currently own) VW's and Audi's, I invested in a legitimate diagnostic cable by Ross Tech, to use with their VCDS software. I'm wondering if a similar cable is available for my 2008 E90? I have seen these, but does anyone have any experience with them...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Need to purchase a diagnostic tool to investigate some codes and reset an airbag light. Whats the best value stand alone kit in your experience? (dont have a laptop) Needs to be able to reset airbag lights. cheers Dave
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Help, can’t seem to find out how to do it, got a couple of options on the screen but don’t have the ok option to go to next stage any ideas if it can be done using this device chaps
  15. General BMW Discussions
    hi was just wondering if any one could shine any light on these codes p0300 p0302 p0301 on my bmw 320i msport. There's a slight misfire and sometimes rough and lumpy when idle thanks for any help am new on here ?
  16. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, Having owned a 2008 525d for a few months I am having some issues with my DPF, what is the most cost effective software that can give me access to force a regen? thanks chris
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys, been wanting to do talk about this very special tool for a while, here's a review of the PA Soft 1.4 Diagnostic Tool and Software for the e46 (and possibly other models)
  18. General BMW Discussions
    I’m having some issues with the car and would really like to diagnose them myself as opposed to taking the car to a garage or spending heaps of money on changing parts hoping the right part is changed. I would rather spend money on diagnostic tools to accurately diagnose a problem. My aim from...
  19. Auto Electrical Forum
    The car is 2010 f10 530 d which is the best tool for diagnostics? Are these ones any good on ebay?:confused eBay item number: 190882974581 or eBay item number: 201424851513
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Can anyone recommend a BMW specialist who can carry out diagnostics in the Norfolk/Great Yarmouth area ?
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