Originally Posted by smooth1
For my 08 E90 I would have to recode if I get a different amp hour battery than factory. You may want to read some of those coding threads and see if anyone with an 06-early 07 has done it.
Please advise ... I have a 2008 e70 X5 4.8i (built 04/08) and are due a new battery soon (trying to be pro-active for the winter).
- what type cable to I need to get for this car?
- my laptop runs on XP Pro (2003 version) - OK?
- where's the plug/outlet on the car?
- in addition to registering my new AGM battery, will the free software allow me to program from 92Ah (original) to 100Ah (replacement)?
I have considerable mechanical know-how and have been around BMW's for some 30+ years, but having never done this before and I do have some rudimentary knowledge of programming, what are the chances that I will screw this up and end up at the dealer anyway to have the battery registered and re-programmed?
BTW, I think what you are offering is awesome! I have been spreading the word around my BMW colleagues and I have a feeling that you'll have a large following in the future. Keep up the good work!