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  1. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I have a beautiful 2001 Z3 1.9i which I have had since 2002, but unfortunately, the instrument cluster has died (though I do have another one from another car). I have trawled the internet for hours and am completely bemused about how to set about recoding the cluster (Kombi). The first thing...
  2. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Could anyone help with pinpointing the possible issues for a P1513 OBDII fault code; ie- DISA Control Circuit Signal High. I have a cracked air duct between the Radiator and the Air filter housing, could this be the root cause ? I also recently fitted a new aftermarket Air Valve which didn't...
  3. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    hi all I am one for a bargain and if I can get away from paying full price...I will.. looking on Amazon I found a..... Ldex WIFI Wireless OBD2 OBDII Car Auto Diagnostic Scanner Adapter Reader ...... which is £13.99 way wayway cheaper than the carly reader at £57.00.... it looks like a Carly...
  4. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi wise collective. i have a question for you all I have an OBDII cable (see picture) which was bought from Cable shack. It worked perfectly when I plugged it into a laptop running INPA. So I got a a USB to micro USB adaptor, and tried to plug my OBDII adaptor to my phone, running Torque and...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Looking to buy some layman's software to read my fault codes etc - which is the one to go with?
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey Guys! I recently bought a converter cable from 20 pole to OBD II in the belief that it was plug and play with a normal OBDII software. But I can't connect to the car. I've tried with OBDWiz and ScanXL Pro. So, do you know what software I can use with the cable, or should it work with...
  7. E36
    Hey guys; I'm new to the BMW owners world and just looking for a little advice. I'm importing my Bimmer from the UK this summer (RHD) and will need an emissions test. Does anyone know if this make/model/year has the OBDII connector and if it is a 16 or 20 pin. I'm currently in Canada on a...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I'm looking at potentially picking up a diagnostic code reader/scanner for my car but not sure what I should be looking for. 1996 318i, M43 engine, DME M1.7.3. RHD, German manufactured for Japan (I'm in New Zealand). 20-pin connector under the bonnet, doesn't look like there's any plug under...
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    I have the infamous three lights on my dash - traction control, abs, and yellow handbrake light. my brother has the INPA and all the other coding software but the car doesnt connect with any of it. I replaced the battery which now has a healthy reading of 12.5v and bought a android bluetooth...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. I have DIS v44, INPA etc setup and running on a laptop. The problem I am having is connecting it to the car. The car has a port in the footwell AND in the engine bay. I have an ELM327 OBDII to USB cable and I cant get it to communicate to the car in order to activate the OBC retrofit. I...
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Got code 0035 coming up (Turbo Charger Bypass Valve Control Circuit High) and am wondering if it might be clogged up EGR valve. Has anybody had this come up before? As im not sure if its the wrong code from generic reader as ive seen a few getting this code from petrol cars which dont have that...
  12. Auto Electrical Forum
    I have a compact V reg 2000 model fitted with the 1.9l - 8 valve engine. The model is an E36 and I am going for the engine swap. I know theirs loads of info about the swap and I am confident in the process. I am unsure if I have OBD/EWS 2 or 3 what's the best and the sure way I can check...
  13. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi, I need some help with my wife's 1998 318is coupe (lila metallic). Does anyone know if the E36 BMW is OBDII Compatible? If so, can you recommend a supplier? I have the 20 pin adapter but don't trust the diagnostic kits advertised on ebay. Any help would be much appreciated! :-D
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    As above really, want to know where the OBDII location is and where the Hedgehog (final stage unit) is located, as my cabin fans dont work at all, (digital version) i push the button to increase the fan power and nothing comes out at all, ive checked and replaced fuses, so thats ruled out...
  15. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi Guys, there are three questions that are flowing in my mind, one, my car ( as many of u know :D) is 328i 1998 e36 , would it be OBD II or I ? I think it is 2 as any car past 1996 has OBD II but just want to confirm it. 2nd, what is the protocol used by OBDII on my car, CAN, BUS?? and...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello All, I didn't want to open two threads so just opened one for two question that I have. In regard to the OBD II, I have spend the last few hours searching on internet and each source says that the plug is located either in left/right foot side inside the car. I spend around an hour and...
  17. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    I have 1999 E46 with ELM327 OBDII cable and Scanmaster software. It works fine with the software. No fault codes etc. so I'm happy. When I use the same software with the 20 pin connector adapter on my 1997 E36 it does not connect. Any ideas why? Thanks for all your ideas and detailed response -...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, This is my second time posting and I am having an issue with my sedan. Check engine light on giving 1188/1189 codes, I have changed fuel pump and fuel pressure regulator. after 15 miles engine light re-appears with the same codes. I am at a loss.... any ideas what to check next...
  19. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    as above ive been trying to read the codes on my 2000 e46 318 but i keep getting link error,ive tryed 2 obd11 scanners and its just saying link error can anyone help me with this problem thanks
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, Can anyone tell me if my car has OBD-II. I know all cars post 95 must have it but my car is a 95 so i guess it's borderline. It's a 318ti, 1995 3dr hatch. last 7 digits of the VIN are AH80677. Thanks Richard
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