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Old 11-26-2012, 10:19 PM
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Ses light 2002 m5

Recently my SES light came on. I have a code reader myself, and it read the problem as "Powertrain".. Is there a more specific answer i may find before going to a mechanic? thank you.
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Which code reader are you using? It sounds like you have a generic reader and need a BMW specific reader such as a Peake unit.
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Do you have the numerical code?? Hexadecimal or other?

The peake unit will resolve the BMW specific codes, but asometimes you can look up the raw code elsewhere....

But "buy a peake" is our standard advice...
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do you have the numerical code?? Hexadecimal or other?

The peake unit will resolve the bmw specific codes, but asometimes you can look up the raw code elsewhere....

But "buy a peake" is our standard advice...
p1345, thanks
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Do you have the numerical code?? Hexadecimal or other?

The peake unit will resolve the BMW specific codes, but asometimes you can look up the raw code elsewhere....

But "buy a peake" is our standard advice...
I meant P1434, sorry.
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