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X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014)
The BMW X6 luxury crossover went on sale in April 2008 as a 2009 model year. BMW referes to the X6 as a Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) as it combines the attributes of an SUV (high ground clearance, xDrive and all-weather ability) with the stance, styling and roof line shape of a coupe. The E71 X6 was built off the E70 X5 (2007 - 2013) platform at BMW's Spartanburg, SC plant. Total worldwide sales were just over 235,000, sold mostly to the BRIC countries. US total sales was 34,082 vehicles.

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Old 05-04-2014, 09:26 PM
Tig3r Tig3r is offline
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X6 E71 coding

Is there anyone here have experienced of coding their X6 E71?
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Old 11-23-2014, 09:41 AM
smooretime smooretime is offline
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Did you get any information about coding your X6?
I too am interested in doing so.
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Old 11-30-2014, 01:08 PM
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Coding is very easy

You just need an OBD to plug it and go for coding regarding application you like to use
There are iPhone app such as Bmwhat . And there are plenty of coding devices as well .
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Old 12-02-2014, 05:23 AM
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I got mine coded by triple 3 and have had zero negative experience. Really happy I did it too, the car now functions without the minor annoyances that you may have grown to hate like I did!
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Old 12-09-2014, 11:32 AM
LonelySoul LonelySoul is offline
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It's not that hard!
You need to buy an INPA cable (the cheapest solution) and install a few apps (BMW Standard Tools: for coding you will need NCSExpert). Then there are many guides on how to do it by yourself.

If you have any questions - feel free to ask me.
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Old 12-09-2014, 02:23 PM
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I've got the iVini iphone/android app + their bluetooth OBD adapter called BMWhat, is very easy to use, and can code most things (digital speedo, etc).

http://www.ivini-apps.com

Just make sure both the device and the car have plenty of battery. You don't want either to run out whilst coding! Also, I personally put my device into Airplane mode (and then bluetooth ON) before doing anything- I don't want someone to ring me whilst I'm coding! But other than that, its pretty straightforward and easy to use.
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