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Diagnosing BMW BSD and LIN Networks: A Tale of Two Vehicles

Diagnosing BMW BSD and LIN Networks: A Tale of Two Vehicles

The age-old phrase ‘No pain, no gain’ certainly holds true with automotive diagnostics. This is perhaps even more true with BMW diagnostics. For the uninitiated, Bavarian circuit design and module testing can be a difficult proposition. BMW 535i This was my experience...

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Curing the BMW N54 30FF Fault Code

Curing the BMW N54 30FF Fault Code

Concepts of how BMW twin turbocharged N54 engine operates: The control side of the turbos, possible failure points, methods to diagnose and isolate these failures, and how to repair/fix such findings.

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Keep the BMW Computer-Controlled Intelligent Headlights On

Keep the BMW Computer-Controlled Intelligent Headlights On

Here are tips for diagnosing BMW computer-controlled Intelligent Headlight technology, including intermittent or flickering lights, lens cracks or condensation in housings, and plugged headlight washer nozzles. The 2020 BMW M5 continues pushing innovative lighting...

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BMW High Mileage Service

BMW High Mileage Service

This article is intended for the young and learning technicians. This is also intended for us old folks that need another addition to our bag of tricks.

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