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      12-27-2012, 03:37 AM   #1
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Help! Fault code

The fault code cc id 166 has just flashed up on my dash any idea what the fault is ?
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      12-27-2012, 04:23 AM   #2
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It's the rear brake pad sensor

Replace it and/or the pads, depending on condition and you should be fine
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      12-27-2012, 05:14 AM   #3
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Is that the code for a e90 320d msport? Some reviews say engine coolant ??
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      12-27-2012, 06:35 AM   #4
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Sorry, I looked it up for a coupe

Yes, low coolant level
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      12-27-2012, 07:51 AM   #5
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Lol cheers for the help dude
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      01-19-2013, 10:14 AM   #6
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Sorry to spam this thread. but i have fitted a hid kit to my 2007 320d with decoders error cancellers but its bringing up a error saying i have two bulbs out and then a picture of a car on a ramp which in the manual is telling me to contact bmw straight away. does anyone know how to stop this and how bad is this fault picture.

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      01-19-2013, 10:31 AM   #7
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Sorry to spam this thread. but i have fitted a hid kit to my 2007 320d with decoders error cancellers but its bringing up a error saying i have two bulbs out and then a picture of a car on a ramp which in the manual is telling me to contact bmw straight away. does anyone know how to stop this and how bad is this fault picture.

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Oh dear Brad. No introduction. Just straight in there hey?
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      01-19-2013, 10:40 AM   #8
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sorry have intoduced my self in the newbie section just eager as was worrying about the fault code incase something serious went wrong with the electrics.
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      01-19-2013, 10:52 AM   #9
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sorry have intoduced my self in the newbie section just eager as was worrying about the fault code incase something serious went wrong with the electrics.
what happens when you disconnected the new HID's and plug int he old halogens? If lights on the dash are still there then you will need to go an Indy who will be able to clear the codes for you.

If the above is the case then the decoders that came with the kit are not doing their job.
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      01-19-2013, 11:03 AM   #10
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will check the halogen bulbs now if the error is still there where can i get the errors cleared and keep the hids in. ive contacted the company i brought them from but no response yet.
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      01-19-2013, 11:21 AM   #11
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Go to any decent Independant. who can read and clear fault codes. Or you could just buy the cable and software yourself its like 30-50 pounds for a proper decent one. Someone like BMtechnic who I bought mine from.

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      01-19-2013, 11:35 AM   #12
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ive just changed the bulbs back to the standard bulbs and they work fine no errors no codes. but with the hid kit in it comes up with two bulbs out then they flicker and on the dash there is a red picture of a car on a ramp but the lights dont go out.

think it could be the capacitor/error canceller with the kit....
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      01-25-2013, 03:14 AM   #13
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Oh dear...............not another HID kit......
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From my understanding if the warning symbol is triggered more than 30 consecutive times you may require a new light control module. There are many hid kits out there that claim compatibility but trigger the sensitive control module in the e90.

The only hid kit that works properly with e90 is the wideview hid which is canbus compatible:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-3-seri...item56351cd22f

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