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Old 12-16-2012, 12:08 PM   #1230
tech4tech
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My Ride: e46, 325i
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Originally Posted by Big Rick View Post
From what I have heard... Shadow codes are codes that this tool picks up but are not picked up by BMW... So you see them... But they aren't really there. (Not an issue and ignore them.)
Perhaps I've mis-spoken. I get some codes marked in yellow color. My understanding these are not active codes, but rather some code history -- things that happened in the past. When I tried clearing all codes with PA Soft, it had cleared the yellow DME codes, but not the codes for ABS and Wheel speed sensors. I believe these codes resulted from the dyno used for the smog test, but still curious why they are not clearing from some modules while clearing from the others. Thanks

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