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Old 11-03-2012, 01:21 PM
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Hello @ all !
I need the PSdZdata v47.5 can somebody give me a link?
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X2

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Old 11-03-2012, 01:26 PM
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Handbook says yes, i-drive and dealership says no, new EU rules??
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Old 11-03-2012, 01:31 PM
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Old 11-04-2012, 05:24 AM
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Do you not have the option under iDrive to toggle them on and off in the U.K.?

I don't know about the F30 DRL's, but for the F10, it is FRM / DRL_MODUS = nicht_aktiv.
I should have also mentioned that the iDrive checkbox is enabled with HU_CIC / DAYDRIVING_LIGHT = standard.
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:26 PM
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If the I level of the vehicle is older than my e-system PSdZdata, can I code with my e-system? This F1 has not had a global I-level update in 2 years, my ISTA/P is 45.1 and my e-system PSdZdata47.5, I read in other forums that the vehicle I-level has to be the same as my e-system PSdZdata for trouble-free e-system coding, is that correct? thanks
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Old 11-04-2012, 01:29 PM
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Yes in most of the cases it's true. New data sets generally support old ilevels too. If you code and find some missing cafd files, we can possibly find those files and add to your data sets. This is the reason, new data sets are getting bigger and bigger.
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Old 11-04-2012, 02:14 PM
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If the I level of the vehicle is older than my e-system PSdZdata, can I code with my e-system? This F1 has not had a global I-level update in 2 years, my ISTA/P is 45.1 and my e-system PSdZdata47.5, I read in other forums that the vehicle I-level has to be the same as my e-system PSdZdata for trouble-free e-system coding, is that correct? thanks
That is completely false. The PSdZData is fully backwards compatible. You are fine so long as your PSdZdata is >= the cars ISTA/P.
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Old 11-04-2012, 08:23 PM
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just want to report the birth of a new coder - Ralph George, Cleveland OH

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Old 11-07-2012, 09:16 PM
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OBD2 to RJ45 cable

Hi folks. I wanted to ask if you guys think this cable will work for coding my 2013 535i.

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Or if one of you guys bought your cable elsewhere and know for sure that it works, would you mind telling me where you got yours from?

Thanks a lot. _sl_

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Old 11-08-2012, 03:05 AM
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Hi folks. I wanted to ask if you guys think this cable will work for coding my 2013 535i.

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Or if one of you guys bought your cable elsewhere and know for sure that it works, would you mind telling me where you got yours from?

Thanks a lot. _sl_
No. The Pinout on the ScanGaugeII Cable is totally different. Compare it to the ENET Cable Pinout and you can easily see that:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/att...2&d=1338725691

Look here for you best ENET Cable Options:

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Old 11-08-2012, 03:47 PM
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Let me summarize the coding steps: experts please confirm...

1. Launch E Sys
2. "Connect"
3. Open Connection via VIN to the appropriate Chassis series (F001/F010 etc)
4. "Read" (below vehicle order)
5. "Read VCM"
6. Select CAFD from appropriate module and "Read coding Data"
7. Close Error Report
8. Select CAFD child and "Edit FDL"
9. Edit values
10. Save
11. Back
12. Activate FA
13. Select the relevant CAFD and "Code FDL"
14. Close Coding window
15. Close Error Report

Repeat steps 6 to 15 for as many modules to be coded.
Once all done,

16. Disconnect
17. Close E Sys
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:53 PM
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Let me summarize the coding steps: experts please confirm...

1. Launch E Sys
2. "Connect"
3. Open Connection via VIN to the appropriate Chassis series (F001/F010 etc)
4. "Read" (below vehicle order)
5. "Read VCM"
6. Select CAFD from appropriate module and "Read coding Data"
7. Close Error Report
8. Select CAFD child and "Edit FDL"
9. Edit values
10. Save
11. Back
12. Activate FA
13. Select the relevant CAFD and "Code FDL"
14. Close Coding window
15. Close Error Report

Repeat steps 6 to 15 for as many modules to be coded.
Once all done,

16. Disconnect
17. Close E Sys
Looks right, except I am not sure what you mean by Error Report in 7 and 15.
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:00 PM
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Looks right, except I am not sure what you mean by Error Report in 7 and 15.
Thanks so much, Shawn.

Step 7 Error Report is this: It comes after "Read Coding Data" from CAFD.




Step 15 Error Report is this: It comes after "Code FDL" is completed.
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:08 PM
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Thanks so much, Shawn.

Step 7 Error Report is this: It comes after "Read Coding Data" from CAFD.




Step 15 Error Report is this: It comes after "Code FDL" is completed.
Oh, ok. The TAL Report Window.
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:39 PM
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I should have also mentioned that the iDrive checkbox is enabled with HU_CIC / DAYDRIVING_LIGHT = standard.
Thanks for that info, I'm still waiting for my cable to arrive from Hong Kong and as a complete novice I will have to tread carefully. If I take a first time full backup of the car's configuration files as recommended is it possible to interrogate those files on my laptop away from the car.
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:28 PM
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what is a cafd child?

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Let me summarize the coding steps: experts please confirm...

1. Launch E Sys
2. "Connect"
3. Open Connection via VIN to the appropriate Chassis series (F001/F010 etc)
4. "Read" (below vehicle order)
5. "Read VCM"
6. Select CAFD from appropriate module and "Read coding Data"
7. Close Error Report
8. Select CAFD child and "Edit FDL" What do you mean with cafd child? when cafd text turns yellow?
9. Edit values
10. Save
11. Back
12. Activate FA
13. Select the relevant CAFD and "Code FDL"
14. Close Coding window
15. Close Error Report

Repeat steps 6 to 15 for as many modules to be coded.
Once all done,

16. Disconnect
17. Close E Sys
what is a cafd child?
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Old 11-10-2012, 12:58 AM
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what is a cafd child?
He is referring to the actual CAFD file that appears in a subfolder under the ECU after you read the module.
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Old 11-10-2012, 04:16 AM
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He is referring to the actual CAFD file that appears in a subfolder under the ECU after you read the module.
Yes. Shawn is correct.

For more clarification, please refer this document.
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File Type: pdf E-Sys - Getting Started Coding - Part 1.pdf (1.51 MB, 118 views)
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Old 11-10-2012, 05:36 PM
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i have a question: im new to coding and wanted to ask. Should i have the car running while coding? If so do when should i turn the engine on in the process? Thanks
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Old 11-10-2012, 05:39 PM
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No, just turn the ignition on. Don't start the car.

Keeping in mind that keeping ignition on drains the battery, try to switch the daytime running lights off, switch radio off, music off...

Other reason to keep the engine off is that running engine produces heavy RF noise which might affect the coding signals if the system is not properly grounded and shielded.

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Old 11-10-2012, 05:53 PM
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No, just turn the ignition on. Don't start the car.

Keeping in mind that keeping ignition on drains the battery, try to switch the daytime running lights off, switch radio off, music off...

Other reason to keep the engine off is that running engine produces heavy RF noise which might affect the coding signals if the system is not properly grounded and shielded.
Oh ok, i just wanted to make sure that my system doesnt run out of juice on me while im coding. I dont have a battery charger so i want to make sure this is as safe as possible while im doing it. Thanks for the tips on conserving power.
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Old 11-10-2012, 05:55 PM
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Try to code one feature first, don't run out of juice
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:01 AM
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This step of keeping the ignition ON is very important. I mean Ignition ON from Cold start.

This is what happened with me.
I turned the Ignition ON and started coding. after a few ones, i started the engine to test them. went for a ride around the neighborhood, returned happily and switched off the engine.

Started coding again. - Mistake.
In 3 minutes or so, my Ignition went off (as per the normal operation of the car)

I was in the middle of the coding!!! i started the ignition ON again but got errors in Error Report of step 15.

I just prayed to all heavens, disconnected the ESys, connected it again and went through the coding steps. i saw that the value was still nicht active, so changed it to activ and completed the remaining steps . thank god, everything went well.

Moral - Ignition needs to be switched ON from Cold start. not the one subsequent to the Engine OFF.

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That's right. Ignition on from cold start will remain ON for about 20 minutes.
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