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Old 01-31-2013, 05:00 AM   #1
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Error codes

BMW Scanner found couple error codes.. what do these mean?

DME -> Shadow-memory:
32/14 - Activation, solenoid valve, fuel-circuit changeover
85/08 - Signal, CAN ASC 3
23/12 - Activation, relay, secondary-air pump
3E/12 - Activation, solenoid valve, secondary air
7E/12 - Activation, solenoid valve, tank-leak diagnosis pump
7F/02 - Activation, solenoid valve, suction-jet pump

SRS -> 2E/86 - Seat-backrest locking, driver
2F/86 - Seat-backrest locking, passenger

IKE -> BF/48 - Internal fault, EEPROM checksum, coding incorrect/incomplete


...and MFL Multi function steering wheel says "No data". ?!?!? Why?
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Old 01-31-2013, 05:23 AM   #2
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Maybe you want to go back a bit and fill us in on some details...like mileage, year of car, recent work done, and what symptoms, if any, your car has besides 'no data' on steering wheel.

If you've just added in the steering wheel, then I'd say check your clockspring and/or doublecheck your work. I love proximate causes, so the last thing you did on the car would be the best thing to check first.

Any of these codes might just be transient...a one time error recorded, which might have been in there for years--don't know if you'd ever checked and cleared codes before. If you cleared them and they all came back right away, that's something...but don't know what.

How about some background? What's going on with your car besides the codes?
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Old 01-31-2013, 05:43 AM   #3
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Maybe you want to go back a bit and fill us in on some details...like mileage, year of car, recent work done, and what symptoms, if any, your car has besides 'no data' on steering wheel.

If you've just added in the steering wheel, then I'd say check your clockspring and/or doublecheck your work. I love proximate causes, so the last thing you did on the car would be the best thing to check first.

Any of these codes might just be transient...a one time error recorded, which might have been in there for years--don't know if you'd ever checked and cleared codes before. If you cleared them and they all came back right away, that's something...but don't know what.

How about some background? What's going on with your car besides the codes?
Ok..
Car is 323cia 2000 with 140000km

I havenīt discovered any problems with car.. I just did check and found out these errors. Tried to clean, but they came back instantly.

Steering wheel is original and i havent changed it (iīve owned car about year)
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:29 AM   #4
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:26 AM   #5
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This is the problem with more advanced tools. Too much info is a bad thing. These are shadow memory errors, not current errors.

My suggestion is to clear the codes and move on.

At least be aware these codes/errors showed up at some point, but only get worried if they are "real" errors.

Many of these shadow or ghost codes are caused by things like low battery, gas cap being left loose, items being disconnected when repairs are performed and so on.

If you steering wheel controls work, ignore the steering wheel data issue?? Maybe PA Soft has a problem with the software reading the controller?
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SRS -> 2E/86 - Seat-backrest locking, driver
Apologies for bringing this thread back from the dead, but did you ever get this fixed? I have an airbag light that I can't seem to clear because of this particular code. I have searched up and down the forums as well as the internet and have found nothing which could help me.
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Apologies for bringing this thread back from the dead, but did you ever get this fixed? I have an airbag light that I can't seem to clear because of this particular code. I have searched up and down the forums as well as the internet and have found nothing which could help me.
If you could CLEARLY explain what the code(s) are that you have it would be helpful.

Assuming it may be the "Seat-backrest locking, driver", you must have a coupe or convertible?

My guess is some of the wiring under the seat or the connector under the seat may have some damage?? Or the seat backrest locking switch is bad.

I have seen even where a tomato rolled under a seat, it hit the connector under the seat, the skin on the tomato broke and the juice from the tomato leaked inside the connector and corroded the VERY small pin/connector for the seat back locking circuit!! Yes, this is 100% A TRUE STORY. It happened to my wife's convertible!!! I had to fix the fing thing!!!
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If you could CLEARLY explain what the code(s) are that you have it would be helpful.

Assuming it may be the "Seat-backrest locking, driver", you must have a coupe or convertible?

My guess is some of the wiring under the seat or the connector under the seat may have some damage?? Or the seat backrest locking switch is bad.

I have seen even where a tomato rolled under a seat, it hit the connector under the seat, the skin on the tomato broke and the juice from the tomato leaked inside the connector and corroded the VERY small pin/connector for the seat back locking circuit!! Yes, this is 100% A TRUE STORY. It happened to my wife's convertible!!! I had to fix the fing thing!!!
Mine is a sedan. My airbag light comes on within 2 seconds of cutting on the vehicle and stays on for the entire duration. I have tried a couple of different scanners to clear it (including PA1.4) and have had no luck.

The codes that it gives me are as follows:

2E[046] Seat-backrest locking, driver
15[021] Seat belt buckle, front passenger

I have isolated it to the first of those to because that is the only one that is consistently there and pops up as soon as the light pops up.

Also on my equipment page in the software
"Communication protocol, 0=D-bus, 1=K-bus"
is highlighted in red. I have a feeling that this may be the source of my problem. Checked or uncheck, the issue does not go away.

I checked all of the wiring under the seat and everywhere else I could think of and everything looked fine.

I have tried disconnecting the battery. I have tried unplugging the connectors under the seat and running PA1.4.

No luck with any of that.

At this point I have exhausted nearly every option that I could think of.
I am almost getting to the point where I am desperate enough to go to the dealership, but I am worried that they will just look at it and tell me that I have to replace the (insert $400 part here).

I have to say that this is entirely my fault because I was messing around with the SRS system of the software when this came up. (I know, I'm an idiot, lesson learned)

I have searched the net up and down and have come to no solution. Only one other person who seemed to have the same issue as me but they have yet to respond.
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Shooting from the hip here, since you have a Sedan, there is NO requirement for front Seat Back-rest Locking as the Sedan seats do not fold forward unless you have installed seats from a coupe.

Also keep in mind that disconnecting the battery will not clear anything or correct anything on the car.

I believe you have "coded" the car to some extent improperly.

So the Seat Back-rest Locking should probably not be programmed, mainly because the sedan seats do not have Seat Back-rest Locking components or position sensor(s).

Same may go for the Seat belt buckle, front passenger ?? It is unclear if there is something with a dual stage steering wheel airbag or what would required the Seat belt buckle, front passenger to be monitored. It may just be "assumed" that there is always a driver in the vehicle. But also realize the screen shot you provided is an Equipment Coding page, not an error page. As usual, some things are not properly conveyed like the the Communication Protocol and the Drivers Side Variant. What does a check in the box mean??? Does this mean "0" or "1"??

I suspect you may have coded the car with PA Soft/BMW Scanner. I do not recall if the software saves the configuration before actually coding the module, if it does, just re-code the default configuration.



You may need to get a full read from a similar car, figure out what is actually configured and then make sure you have not "coded" features or options that are not in your car.
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