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    DISASTER - locked out of boot with no power.

    You could use jump cables and a spare battery on the terminals under the bonnet , or you can get booster packs with a a feed that goes to cigarette lighter, you only need a second or two just to get live for the boot release . Sent from my F5121 using Tapatalk
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    DISASTER - locked out of boot with no power.

    Either get power to the starting points under bonnet or through cigarette lighter then you can open boot. Cheers
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    Whatever it is I would doubt it was caused by you adding the water .
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    e61 bought it now, so what about the chain?

    Have you checked with BMW to see if there is an outstanding recall for the guides/chain. From experience It is worth asking. Sent from my SM-A320FL using Tapatalk
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    Injector test - inpa - 530d

    I had the same issue about a 18 months ago , after various fault logging sessions and inpa tests I kept getting the smooth running code back and occasional lumpiness - I surmised it was maybe carbon build-up on 1 or 2 of the injectors . I looked round for decent injection cleaner and in the end I decided on this: http://www.powermaxed.com/diesel-injector-cleaner-fuel-treatment I ordered it and collected it from my local Halfords , it had a decent write up and what swayed me was a 30 day money back offer it not happy . and it worked no issues since then .... Forgot to say , I had tried some other injector cleaners before to no avail
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    OEM DAB Retro-Fit Guide for CCC

    Right , all complete and working perfectly . The area I am in is not the best for DAB reception , I experimented with several options and best by far I have found is a dipole dab aerial which sits in the drainage channel between boot and rear window , I have it as so for some weeks now and I am very happy with the quality
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    OEM DAB Retro-Fit Guide for CCC

    Great thanks
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    OEM DAB Retro-Fit Guide for CCC

    Ok thanks for the info , I am not sure if my fibre cables are long enough for that , I have just bent , sorry I mean adapted the logic 7 bracket slightly which allowed me to have the DAB unit fitting between the amp and the tel unit , it is secure and all trims fit so I may just leave it as is.... thinking time - So Lee , just to confirm your DAB unit sits in between phone unit and Logic 7 amp ? If so then I will get the bracket as my cables will reach ... cheers
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    OEM DAB Retro-Fit Guide for CCC

    Morning chaps , I have an update : My CCC unit had been taking a little longer to boot over the last few months ( At first I thought it might have been the temperature ) , then a few weeks ago I had some strange issues , with weird reversing gong and the unit rebooted a few times randomly , then I got the black screen . So I took the unit to be repaired and whilst it was being repaired he kindly updated the software to the latest available , as soon as the unit was refitted - bingo ! , the DAB label was showing , so I then reinstalled the module I had taken out and I now have DAB up and running and also next source on steering wheel without AM Would anyone be able to help me with a couple of photos of your DAB unit location , atm I have mine attached to the bracket that also hold the Logic 7 amp , whilst pretty solid it does hold the inner boot trim a little out . Also I can confirm I have now lost my voice activation , tbh it wasn't something that worked particularly well or that I used with regularity but if I can re-enable it I will , I think as I quoted earlier I need an fsc code or such like . I will see if I can find out ...
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    OEM DAB Retro-Fit Guide for CCC

    another question on radio info , when listening to normal FM radio stations do you have any radio data such as as song title , artist etc ?, I don't and I also don't have an RDS box to tick in the "set" menu - I think this also is because of old software cheers Just been doing some homework on software upgrade and as I see it if you have voice command option (I do) then you will need an FSC ? code to re-enable it after software update , can anyone confirm or deny this and if required how do I get this code ? thanks
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    OEM DAB Retro-Fit Guide for CCC

    thanks for the info guys , I am still on this ...
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    OEM DAB Retro-Fit Guide for CCC

    I spoke to them about it last week and they reckon they should be able to sort it , tbh I can't see what else it can be , everyone that I speak to with dab seems to have later software . Your car certainly has some late software on the phone and audio stuff ! What have you had updated and what specific differences were there ? Another question has sprung to mind , I see my DAB module is not displaying my correct chassis extract ( come to think of it , none of your stuff is either ! ) Does anyone know of a way to code the module to actually show your chassis ? cheers
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    OEM DAB Retro-Fit Guide for CCC

    hi , sorry that was me using an old pre dab install file to show software dates as I didn't have my laptop with me when answering ! thanks for paying attention though , btw I have still got it installed . My next port of call will probably be a local BMW specialist - I am contemplating getting CCC software update , as I am thinking this maybe the cure .... modules.xps dab.xps CCC software.xps
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    OEM DAB Retro-Fit Guide for CCC

    That is it - I have tried everything , I give up ! I have also seen mention of problems with DAB coding and earlier idrive software on a German forum , I don't think (afaik) that this has been achieved with the earlier idrive software , unless anyone knows different ... thanks to everyone that contributed to this thread Just a small addition , there was a thread I looked at yesterday but couldn't find it , now I have : http://mhhauto.com/Thread-E90-DAB-Not-showing-in-the-Audio-Menu Where he talks of wrong chassis number on module , I don't think this is the case for me , but I wasn't aware you could check this in NCS Expert , I know that some of my modules don't show chassis , just YYYYYY , apparently this is pretty common as BMW only code what needs to be coded , didn't know how to check this and if it could cause the issues described in other thread ? cheers
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    OEM DAB Retro-Fit Guide for CCC

    thanks , I will give it a go , so I am assuming you have the later silver style software on your idrive menu ? The reason I think this may be the issue is that a while ago I was trying to code AM bands out from the next source button on steering wheel controls and wasn't able to do it because mine had early software .