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Old 05-31-2012, 04:57 PM
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Coding Library All PDFs on Instructions/ToDo's etc:-

Consolidating all the PDFs
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File Type: pdf Easy Cable Build.pdf (109.9 KB, 4538 views)
File Type: pdf E-Sys_Coding - VCM_UserManual_v1.4.PDF (1.87 MB, 5421 views)
File Type: pdf E-Sys - Getting Started Coding - Part 1.pdf (1.51 MB, 6927 views)
File Type: pdf E-Sys - Getting Started Supplement - Part 2.pdf (426.9 KB, 4018 views)
File Type: pdf E-Sys - Getting Started Supplement - Part 3.pdf (805.5 KB, 10509 views)
File Type: pdf E-Sys - MacOSX installation and configuration.pdf (294.5 KB, 2753 views)
File Type: pdf F10_CheatSheet_V3.0.pdf (99.1 KB, 10019 views)
File Type: pdf E-Sys Editors and Viewers.pdf (1.57 MB, 4559 views)
File Type: pdf E-Sys - How to Change Werte Values.pdf (426.9 KB, 2999 views)

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Old 05-19-2013, 04:10 PM
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For your consideration as an addition to this compilation of "how to" guides.

Also, I use, and have uploaded, a different sort of cheat sheet. The normal cheat sheets are organized by module. I've made mine by function so that if a function needs to be coded, all of its modules are mentioned together.

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Old 11-05-2014, 04:29 AM
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DreamCar,
For your consideration as an addition to this compilation of "how to" guides.

Also, I use, and have uploaded, a different sort of cheat sheet. The normal cheat sheets are organized by module. I've made mine by function so that if a function needs to be coded, all of its modules are mentioned together.

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Hi, I have coded my friend's F01 the "power and torque" now it shows up in a screen but doesn't do anything while driving. Any idea why?
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Old 07-24-2013, 11:15 AM
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Old 08-12-2013, 03:23 PM
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Old 08-24-2013, 02:27 PM
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Here is a Step-By-Step guide for how to change the vehicle FA (VO).
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Old 08-27-2013, 12:11 PM
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Excellent, super!
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Old 11-08-2014, 12:31 AM
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Here is a Step-By-Step guide for how to change the vehicle FA (VO).
Hi All. I'm new to this and I think I understand certain concepts of VO coding, I would be grateful if experienced coders here could confirm my understanding (or lack thereof).
So, at a high level: A car has ECUs, ECUs have many parameters. The car is configured a certain way when delivered to the customer and that is encoded in the VO (essentially a list of options). The VO can be decoded/validated and interpreted in a more human readable form and that's the VP.

It's possible (and pretty easy) to change the VO of the car (see the pdf in this thread), but that doesn't do anything in itself -- it just changes the "list of options". When the VO is modified/written, the affected ECUs need to be reprogrammed (the term is "coded"). According to the document attached, this is done by reading or loading a FA, activating it, then reading the SVT and selecting "CODE" on the ECUs of interest.
Hopefully I'm not too far off?

Where I'm getting less clear is what happens during the "read SVT / code ECU" step above? Is it ESYS or the car that determines which parameters of the ECUs are affected by the (new) VO? Because at this point there are no CAFD involved or anything like that. Where does that knowledge come from?

Also is it possible to "preview" what will be coded in that step (read SVT / code ECU)? i.e.: what will be changed in the CAFD?

On a new car, if I were to "read FA, Activate FA, Read SVT, Select ALL ECUs, CODE". Do we agree that this should result in a "no op"? How can I verify that? i.e.: again, preview what is changed in the CAFD before doing the actual write, and actually compare that to the original ECUs parameters?

In many other threads, I've seen people modifying the VO and then spending countless hours wondering which ECUs to code -- why not code them all? Shouldn't that be the "right thing to do", for the unaffected (by the VO change) ECUs, the coding should be a "no op", right?

There are many questions here, many thanks in advance for people's time answering them!
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:09 PM
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Here is an updated By Function cheat sheet. I have verified every entry on the By Function cheat sheet because of numerous errors in previous versions. It should now be more accurate, and more useful. I have also marked functions which I have coded in 2014 LCI's.
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File Type: pdf By Function Cheat Sheet F10 2011-LCI (MWPos) 9-25-2013.pdf (366.0 KB, 2770 views)

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Old 01-06-2014, 11:44 PM
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Hi,

any update on coding an LCI to have the speedometer stay in white even at night and not to Switch to orange?

Thx in advance,
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Old 01-30-2014, 12:25 AM
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@MWPos, thank you!
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Old 04-11-2014, 12:36 AM
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You need to look at F30 Cheat Sheet:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...Ia3ZmbUE#gid=0
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Old 09-12-2014, 12:32 PM
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You need to look at F30 Cheat Sheet:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...Ia3ZmbUE#gid=0
Hey Shawn,

Thanks for the info, however, I have a couple of additional questions.

The F10 seems to have the most codes floating around. Obviously different models have other codes available (as well as a lot of the same codes) as well. The F32 codes seem to be few and far between due to being a relatively new model (I suppose), and there doesn't seem to be a dedicated cheat-sheet or library for it. When coding, do we have to strictly stick to what is confirmed for the model we're interested in (in my case, it would be an F32 - 2014 435ix), or how would we know, looking at that linked sheet, for example, what can be used in a different model car? Is it that the F-series in general uses the same set of codes, and so it's safe because a lot of them have been confirmed to work on the F10? Or do we need to experiment (scary!) to find out what works and what doesn't?

I guess the most important question would be: can a backup be made so that if something DOES screw up, we can restore the original files/configuration, and be back to our original setup?

Thanks again for your time and attention!

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You need to look at F30 Cheat Sheet:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...Ia3ZmbUE#gid=0
Dear Shawn Sheridan!

Can you please also send me the link for E-sys and all necessary other data for coding?

Is there a list for checking which I-Level I got?

The problem I think is that I do not have E-Sys for checking I suppose...

I got coded some features from an expert and may ask him....


Thanks in advance!
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Dear Shawn Sheridan!

Can you please also send me the link for E-sys and all necessary other data for coding?

Is there a list for checking which I-Level I got?

The problem I think is that I do not have E-Sys for checking I suppose...

I got coded some features from an expert and may ask him....

Thanks in advance!
Read I-Step Current from VCM:

http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho...postcount=1403

Cross-reference it to ISTA/P version:

Px.55.0_ISTA-P VERSION AND I-LEVEL OVERVIEW.pdf:

https://mega.co.nz/#!o0I0HKwQ!u4y3vd...-6u4blqWtEo8qE

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Thank you!

Problem: Mega.co file says temporary error, so I can't download the file!

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Is there a guide on how to flash the whole car/ all modules?
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No. There is no such Guide.
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No. There is no such Guide.
I managed to flash my NBT unit with 51.2 using a guide and cannot find that guide now to flash with 52.1.....
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I managed to flash my NBT unit with 51.2 using a guide and cannot find that guide now to flash with 52.1.....
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Would you mind sending the guide as well to me?

Thanks.
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No. There is no such Guide.
Hello! sorry for bad timing, but could you please send me the instruction on how to update modules with e-sys, i had searched a while but couldn't t find it(i'm no Sherlock )

thank you, and keep the good work! have a nice evening.
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Hello! sorry for bad timing, but could you please send me the instruction on how to update modules with e-sys, i had searched a while but couldn't t find it(i'm no Sherlock )

thank you, and keep the good work! have a nice evening.
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There is no actual Flashing Guide. I simply sent him my instructions, which are posted in many threads here. If you need them though, PM me.
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