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Old 10-29-2012, 10:20 PM
RPsX5d RPsX5d is offline
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Thanks ard!

What you wrote is what I was expecting - code could be due to a bad KS or a transient software error. If it is the former there should be a drop in mpg, if it is the latter no change in mpg. IMO a 20% increase 'may' occur if somehow the emissions got shut off - not a likely scenario.

The other thing that surprised me is the tech did not read the code I read (P20EE) . . . instead he read a bad KS code which Google Search says ranges from P0325 - P0335. I can understand BMW tech with a better scanner reading more codes than my simple reader . . . but I don't understand why he doesn't read what I read.

As you said what the SA is saying and what the tech is going to write may be two different things.

Yes I will post my service report once I have the car back plus what the tech told me he did.

Thanks again.
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