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Old 01-18-2013, 04:10 AM   #15
MJLavelle
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Location: Charlotte NC
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My Ride: 2001 BMW 330ci
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Originally Posted by My325XI View Post
I bought a $25 code reader off Amazon. Works great and its for any OBD II vehicle.
There are codes that are proprietary to BMW's only, and a regular OBDII II scanner will not read them, or it will give you the wrong code.
That would be why there are scanners made specifically for BMW's. You can reset an SES light, but for certain codes, this will not give you the correct information.
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