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As the title says, it should be here in the next couple of days.

At the weekend, I had to take the battery off for reasons I wont go into.
After putting it back on, there wasn't enough power to start the car, so I had to jump it. Its fine now.
When I plug the Peake tool in, will there be numerous fault codes stored because of the battery disconnection and jump start??

I've bought the Peake to help me diagnose a lingering fault with the car.
Will I need to clear all the stored codes with the Peake, and then take the car out to throw up the real codes, or will the battery disconnection and jump start not matter??

I'm worried that the battery disconnection will have stored numerous codes that I have to clear first before the real fault codes show!
Can someone enlighten me on my fears!!
Thanks
 
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Disconnecting the battery shouldn't really throw up any codes afterwards, unless you had some stored before disconnection.
 

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I paid 126 quid including postage. Brand new.
 

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Ooooh.. might be interested in one... how does it work? Just plug something into the car then the pc?
Even easier than that-plug it in ignition on position 2 and press the button-codes come up on the display :thumbsup BMW specific too :thumbsup and a booklet which interprets the codes.Thats it...it's only fault is that it doesn't do the airbag codes but reads everything else :thumbsup
 

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Update

Recieved my Peake this morning.
Wow, what a great bit of kit and so easy to use.
I recommend one to everyone.
 

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Recieved my Peake this morning.
Wow, what a great bit of kit and so easy to use.
I recommend one to everyone.
i agree it is a great piece of kit-got one myself.
works great on a 2003 e39 530d but i get a comms error when i tried to use it on a 2001 e46 318i-so not so sure it it works on 4 cylinder bmw cars but works on the 6 cylinder diesel.

can someone comment for sure if it works on a e46 4cylinder car,so i can exclude the fact it may be my car which is faulty and not the tool itself?
 

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Well going to get mine ordered end of month stealers wanted £80 just for a scan and the fact its compatible with other BMW's is a god send!

Well worth the investment even for one use could easily sell it and save money against the dealers!
 
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