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Old 03-03-2020, 04:39 AM   #1
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ODB2 Bluetooth/WiFi with ODB Fusion App?

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Instead of installing the full diagnostic software package on a windows machine, can I use an ODB2 wireless dongle and connect it to an app on my phone?

I have the ABS+Red Brake+Warning lights on + speedometer not working+ fuel efficiency ot working; so I guess it's the ABS sensors, but I'd like to check error codes before giving the car into the shop - just to make sure I am being quoted for the correct work.
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Old 03-03-2020, 05:34 AM   #2
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OBDFusion can scan only the engine computer (DME in BMWspeak). You need more sophisticated software to scan the other modules.
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Old 03-04-2020, 01:49 AM   #3
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OBDFusion can scan only the engine computer (DME in BMWspeak). You need more sophisticated software to scan the other modules.


Thank you markus!

Would I be able to use this Bluetooth part with mikeís easy Bmw package, instead of the usb cable?



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Also understand that dealing with software can be a PITA.

Any Professional or Pro-sumer level scan tool that supports ABS should be able to provide codes and data. Clearly a more advanced tool that support more than OBDII and ABS would be desireable.

Even something like Autel and Foxwell tools should be useful, but clearly Snap-On and Launch tools that have the BMW modules/support for all modules should be able to read and display all related codes.

See of you know anyone that has a Professional/Prosumer level tool or consider paying for a "Diagnostic" scan with more than just OBDII locally.
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Thank you guys. Software installed, cable arriving tomorrow.


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Hello good people.
Instead of installing the full diagnostic software package on a windows machine, can I use an ODB2 wireless dongle and connect it to an app on my phone?

I have the ABS+Red Brake+Warning lights on + speedometer not working+ fuel efficiency ot working; so I guess it's the ABS sensors, but I'd like to check error codes before giving the car into the shop - just to make sure I am being quoted for the correct work.
that's more than likely no power to the mk60 abs pump than abs sensors not working.

no power to mk60 = no speedometer. Start by checking fuses.
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that's more than likely no power to the mk60 abs pump than abs sensors not working.



no power to mk60 = no speedometer. Start by checking fuses.

Thank you, I just checked the fuses. They are fine.




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Iíve got the cable and the programs installed. Which program do I open to get the error code reading?


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The cable has a button with 4 positions. Anyone know Where should it be?

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that's more than likely no power to the mk60 abs pump than abs sensors not working.



no power to mk60 = no speedometer. Start by checking fuses.


Oh, I was missing a fuse on 56, so I took from 59 and put into 56. Now the warning lights are gone!
But the dome lights are not working
On my way to the store to buy more fuses.


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