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Old 11-01-2012, 08:09 AM   #1
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BMW scanner codes?

Does anyone know what these codes mean that I pulled off BMW Scanner from the DME tab?
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Do I need new coils?
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Old 11-01-2012, 08:48 AM   #2
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Interesting codes..,!!!
What scanner are you using..?
They most have a support page where you can check out those particular codes...
I've got an OBD2 scanner, and for the most part, it tells me everything I need to know.
In case the explanation is to technical or not available I also checkout this site:::
www.obd-codes.com
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Old 11-01-2012, 04:05 PM   #3
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are you having any problems with the car in how it runs?

Shadow codes are codes that existed at one point but are not currently present. This could be from 2 minutes ago or from 3 years ago.

"Internal fault" could be anything.... and is likely not an issue. If you were to clear all codes then drive the car for a period of time and scan again this would most likely not appear. Have you tried rescanning after a drive?

Additionally, weird errors and intermittent codes will appear from time to time depending on the state of charge of the battery especially if it is low or old. That's why it is recommended to run scans with a battery charger attached and I learnt this the hard way
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Old 11-01-2012, 08:35 PM   #4
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Does anyone know what these codes mean that I pulled off BMW Scanner from the DME tab?
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Then when i cleared it it turned into this:
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Do I need new coils?
Had the exact same thing happen. Nothing to worry about unless the fault is persistent and you notice a change in behaviour.
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Old 11-01-2012, 09:29 PM   #5
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Omega I am using BMW scanner 1.4.

alright thanks guys, the car seems to be running fine and a battery charger is attached
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