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      03-10-2013, 01:52 PM   #1
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BMW Coding Error

Hi,

I'm new to coding and am getting some errors. I've followed step by step in the DIY guide that was posted by xxxjecxxx. I am getting an error on INPA when doing the airbag test. I've attached a screenshot of the error. Anyone have an idea why I might be getting this error or trouble-shooting ideas?

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      03-10-2013, 03:03 PM   #2
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Do you get the battery and ignition dots on the first INPA screen?
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Do you get the battery and ignition dots on the first INPA screen?
yes, the battery dot is on immediately and then about a minute later the ignition dot comes on too.
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      03-11-2013, 01:48 AM   #4
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Most of the time you can ignore the airbag test
As long as you have the 2 black dots on then you are ok to code
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Kind of related...and new to coding here too. I get the battery dot (sometimes even when the car is off) but I've waited about 5 minutes and don't get the ignition dot. I'm doing some searches on why this would happen but does anyone have any ideas?
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Maybe your OBD is wrong configured or some files are missing.
Which INPA version do you use? Your INPA is able to diagnose your car anyway?
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I was finally able to get it. Saw a lot of people talking about the obd.ini so I got that created and put it in the right folder. All is well, I try coding my first thing tomorrow and see how that goes. It takes some screwing around to get the black dots (i.e. plug in/unplug a few times). I'll report back and hopefully get it figured out.
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