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  1. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi guys, I have recently bought a 1 series 120i. I love it, however recently the engine light has come on. I took it to a garage and they explained that it had been misfiring. They changed the spark plugs and said I would need to continue driving it to see if that had solved it. The engine light...
  2. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I have a 2017 BMX X1 (F48) xDrive 20D and looking for a Scanner that allows retraction of the Electronic Parking Brake in order to fit new brake pads. I spoke to Autel who produce a range of different scanners but they say none are suitable for my vehicle. Can anyone suggest a suitable Scanner...
  3. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi, just wondered if I am wasting my time trying to update my i carsoft i910 scanner on my pc.I am running windows 10 but cant seem to update successfully.Tried from carsoft website but keep failing ie.bootloader cannot load database.Also since trying to update when scanner screen is blank...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi has anyone got the latest update/version or any version newer then v3.9 that they can send me to update my code reader please? I have tried to look on the official site and doesn't seem to be any updates for this device...maybe because they have a newer model. Which doesn't help me. Would...
  5. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, Wondering if anyone knows if the hardware (the scanner itself) is compatible with both versions of software. I have a E46 318i N42 and my girlfriend has got a E81 116i N45. E46 requires 1.4.0 and E81 requires 2.0.1. If buy the scanner for the 1.4.0 (its more easily available) will I...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Anyone got it to share?
  7. Auto Electrical Forum
    HI Folks Sorry if this has been asked already, but I purchased a C110 BMW code scanner and it appears to work as it should, that is as long I don't attempt to turn the engine on while its plugged in. The screen goes blank and fails to recover resulting in it having to be disconnected again...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I need to fit a new DSC pump to my 330i. I found a guide on youtube where the guy coded by copying the vin into the appropriate place on bmw scanner. I cant find the video now... Has anyone done this or do I need NCS expert?
  9. General BMW Discussions
    I'm looking at getting a scanner. Can anyone inform me as to what one thats proven to be ok with all cars not just bmw. Im looking for a hand held one for my use only, a diy one for me to play with. That also comes with user manual . I know nothing this will be a learning curve for me so any...
  10. BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hi All, I’ve recently installed an Android Headunit in my car, with that I can use the Torque App to monitor everything. I ordered what I thought would work however no joy, doesn’t seem to want to power up or communicate via Bluetooth. I’ve also tried it in another BMW and got the same...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone I am new to this forum so please forgive me if i have posted this in the wrong place. I have recently just got an X5 E53 a few months ago but it has just started to be very rough on idle. I have changed glow plugs and given a general service as just got the car but not made any...
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    As above chaps which do you suggest ?? pros n cons....
  13. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi does anyone know how to scan DTC using the scanner please ? There only seems to be an option for DSC and that doesn?t work Cheers
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Just bought a scanner from china Vgate Scantool Maxiscan VS890 Scanner hopefully it'll work and find any fault codes etc :thumbsup
  15. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello all, has anyone used one of these scanners before? i got a fault code starting with F and apparently i have to email the seller each time for them to translate what the code actually means? or am i misreading what the code is? i need a scanner tool that is capable of chekcing the abs and...
  16. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi , I have a connection problem with obd scanner that I bought from ebay. It can't connect to IKE ,LCM, EWS. Engine ,gearbox, abs, Air bags can connect. First i thought that it was the problem with the cable, so I bought a better one,and still nothing. So I did a reaseach on forums and found...
  17. General BMW Discussions
    I got c110 scanner threw the post today rather then paying £40 down the local garage I thought I would try to erase some fault codes,I found out my PCD module needs replacing but after checking every sensor with my ear they all were clicking away,ive had the seat restraint fault on my idrive for...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Anyone used one of these? Are they any good?
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys! I have the above which I know now is fairly old software. I am using it on an E46 2002 316ti Compact, can I be certain that this software is fairly accurate in pin-pointing error codes?. Or is the software used by high street garages more accurate as it scans more deeply?. My scans...
  20. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    hi all and thx for any help im looking for cheap e39 scaner i think to get C110 from ebay ,please any advice
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