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I am wondering if the code reader Foxwell NT630 Pro able to read the DCT fluid temperature? I am thinking of replacing the fluid soon. Or there is a way that you can read the fluid temperature without a tool?
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$20 Infrared thermometer.
 

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The probe temp sensor is inside the transmission - the connector is external, so you need to read it via comms. Using one of those red spot infrareds you***8217;ll be reading the temp of the metal housing not the fluid directly and accuracy will be suspect. You want to be precise here and have the temp reading with the range and from the location (inside temp sensor) specified in the SI doc. Your NT 630 does not read any tranny modules. Get ISTA or INPA - lots of help on here for acquiring, setting up and downloading the correct software. Cost is about $20-30 to set up INPA/ISTA. Do the fluid after you get the correct tools for the job.
 

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If you use MHD by any chance, it will read the temp, as will a BT cable. Otherwise as previously stated, INPA or ISTA will do the trick, you'll still need a DCAN cable though. Very good software pkgs are available online for free, no need to pay anything for them. I can get you a link if interested.
 

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If you use MHD by any chance, it will read the temp, as will a BT cable. Otherwise as previously stated, INPA or ISTA will do the trick, you'll still need a DCAN cable though. Very good software pkgs are available online for free, no need to pay anything for them. I can get you a link if interested.
Can you send me the link for downloading the software? Does the DCAN cable in the attached link work?
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Glen


https://us.gearbest.com/obd-diagnos...hyMJdEoR-K2ZVspGO9UGw-HgV7e26efhoCMTQQAvD_BwE
 

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Or you can, you know, use a physical probe carefully placed at the fill point to measure the temperature of the fluid coming out.
 

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Can you send me the link for downloading the software? Does the DCAN cable in the attached link work?
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Glen


https://us.gearbest.com/obd-diagnos...hyMJdEoR-K2ZVspGO9UGw-HgV7e26efhoCMTQQAvD_BwE
Here's the software link https://www.bimmergeeks.net/downloads

Standard Tools will contain the full software suite, NCS Expert, INPA, WinKFP, and Tool32 plus a couple useful add-ons, NCS Dummy and BMW Coding Tool if you ever get the itch to try some coding on your car and a install doc.

Rheingold contains ISTA. It's a little more complex to install but damn is it useful if you really get into diagnostics.

That cable you linked may work and it may not. There's literally a thousand cheap cables like that out there, some work, some don't or won't. I personally (since I use mine a lot) believe in paying a bit more for something that's guaranteed. I can personally vouch for any of the ones linked below.

https://www.bimmergeeks.net/product-page/bimmergeeks-pro-cable

https://bimmersoftware.com/cables

https://topgearsolutions.com/mhd-cable-remote-coding-cable-k-d-can-enet/

I have a couple of the bimmergeek cables. They always connect and are faster than the average cable in the transmission of data, which is useful when flashing and programming.

If the install looks daunting or you have some questions just PM me. I've done it dozens of times.
 
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