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How much time is sufficient to clear it? (archive)

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Posted by Tim on May 14, 2001 at 15:10:28:

In Reply to: Re: Resetting the engine management system? posted by Jon Caldito on May 14, 2001 at 15:07:50:

Does an hour suffice? Also, once reset, does the car have to be driven a particular way (fast or slow) to properly "relearn" anything? Thanks.


On pre 1995 model years, disconnecting the battery will clear faults and maybe adaptations as well.

On post '96 model years, forget it! You need a BMW diagnostic computer to do that. I am unsure if OBD2 software may have that feature.





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