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Old 02-02-2010, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by trickyrickyrica View Post
I don't think that your Peake reads the BMW propietary codes, just OBD II. That's why is not giving you the fault code to your SES and therefore cannot reset it.
Ok, so more information. Talked with Dan Peake today at length, his code reader is one of the only if not the only inexpensive readers that DOES read BMW proprietary codes. It does not read OBDII codes which apparently are more generic codes used by many car mfg. to meet federal emission regulations.

For some reason, BMW's standard proprietary codes are only one set of BMW specific codes (anybody chime in with more info please), the transmission control module and possibly the DSC control module can also throw codes that only the more expensive BMW dealer computers can read. Per Dan, there is a Chinese knock off to his device that stole his units BMW code reader software (nice of them).

So wondering if anyone knows of a computer / code reader that can read not only BMW proprietary codes (like Peake) but tranny and possibly DSC codes as well.
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