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So I bought the Schwaben Scan Tool... Review and Q&A

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Old 05-31-2018, 09:17 AM
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Yes, its the limitation of the older MINIs, the system was more simple and not too many options. Like take an example the older MINIs only the dealer or hack software could code the options like DRL and such. But on the gen 2 MINIs its more open door and way more options open to the user like you can set DRL on the dash or the auto rain sensor amount. I can see the Nav on the Newer MINI and test the functions, but the nave does have more functions. The older Navigation was more simple.
 
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After too much time online debating between ODB dongle with MAc/iPhone App, or stand alone scan tool, well, I decided to pull the trigger on the Schwaben from ECSTuning.

It's on sale so I feel better
I'm a bit bummed there isn't a Mac software though, but I'll just use the bootcamp side of things for now.

I hope they will do some software updates too.
It seems to me that sometime excitement is high in the beginning with all that a tool could do. And once the company moves on to the next generation, all the development disappears, crushing all the hope... I really which they could add function coding to these units, since all the App guys are doing it.

But I digress. I think it will come handy in my future servicing...


I also got the maintenance manual so I getting ready for a long term relationship with the Roadster...
 
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Are there plans to update the scanner for the F60 any time soon?
 
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I have one as well and am quite happy with it. Between registering a new battery and saving me tons on diagnostics it has definitely paid for itself. But I too hope that they will add coding functionality with an update sometime soon.
 
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Resurrecting an old thread to try and get some info.

Has anyone used this tool to register a new battery in a 3rd Gen F car? Trying to find the procedure for this because I can't find it in the book that came with the Schwaben Scan Tool.
 
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Have not done it yet but should be the same as BMW http://blog.obdii365.com/2017/10/11/...nt510-scanner/
 
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Thanks MM. I'll give that a try tomorrow.
 
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TRA mode

Will this tool allow you to turn TRA Mode off?
 
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https://www.northamericanmotoring.co...-tra-mode.html

i have not tried to get that mode to turn on/off with this tool. Based on using it, i have not tested that function. If i do I will post up. .
 
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Working on my '09 Clubman. Today when leaving the Dr. office the start button would not work, lucky for the big downhill driveway I bump started it. CWhen we got home I checked battery voltage, very good, checked the clutch switch, it's in place. So, I got out the Schwaben and it says CAS Fault1. Can we go any deeper into this to figure exactly what's wrong, or basically where do I go from here. I've been into fixing my own cars, bikes & trucks for over 50 years, even was a line mech. in dealerships back in the early 70s, but hate computers in cars. So, who can help?
Thanks
Rod
 
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