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pizarro314 11-14-2012 11:36 AM

Control inspection
 
I have a 1997 bmw it displays control inspection, what is that? Hope some one can help
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ZeGerman 11-14-2012 11:40 AM

It says "CHECK CONTROL", right? If so, press the "CHECK" button on your OBC and read what it says.

pizarro314 11-14-2012 11:43 AM

Yes check control i dont have the car with me yet im buying it tomorrow was wondering what it meant so i will press on it and see what it says thanks

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ZeGerman 11-14-2012 11:48 AM

It could mean a number of things, and you have to press the check button to figure out exactly what is going on. It will turn on if you are low on windshield washer fluid, coolant, brake fluid, brake pads, light bulbs out, etc... Basically, something isn't right, but you won't know what until you press the button to find out.

Don't buy the car until you know what problem areas to look for and it has been inspected by a knowledgeable mechanic. Nothing is more expensive than a cheap & poorly maintained BMW. Do NOT go into owning a BMW blind.

pizarro314 11-14-2012 05:47 PM

Thanks

pizarro314 11-14-2012 05:50 PM

Also the odemeter screen is not working you can only see half
of the screen


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