Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool: E46 SMG Adaptation

SMG Adaptation Whenever you replace a major component on your SMG transmission, you will need to perform a system adaptation to insure proper functionality. Our Schwaben BMW professional scan tool works perfect for this.  We are performing this on our 2003 E46 M3, and the procedure will be the same or very similar on most BMW [...]

October 27th, 2017|BMW, DIYs, Performance, Schwaben, Schwaben Professional Scan Tool BMW, Software, Tech Tips|Comments Off on Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool: E46 SMG Adaptation

Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool: BMW Rear Brake Pad Reset

Any time you replace the rear brake pads on your newer BMW with an electronic parking brake, you must use a scan tool to draw in the rear brake caliper piston so that you can install the new pads.  Then you must use a scan tool to reset the piston position, and our [...]

September 18th, 2017|BMW, Braking, Car Care, DIYs, General, Schwaben, Schwaben Professional Scan Tool BMW, Software, Tech Tips, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool: BMW Rear Brake Pad Reset

Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool – N54 Injector Coding

When you install new fuel injectors on your BMW N54 engine, you will need to enter each new injector value into the PCM. Our Schwaben scan tool works perfectly for this function.  We are performing the coding on our 2007 E92 335i, and the procedure will be the same or very similar on most BMW [...]

September 15th, 2017|About, BMW, Car Care, DIYs, Drivetrain, Engine, General, Performance, Schwaben, Schwaben Professional Scan Tool BMW, Software, Tech Tips, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool – N54 Injector Coding

Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool: E9x Brake Wear Sensor Reset Procedure

Brake pad wear sensor reset When you replace the brake pad wear sensors on many BMW's, the system will not recognize they were installed. You will need to use a scanner for the system to relearn them.  Our Schwaben scan tool works perfectly for this.  We are performing this on our 2008 E90 M3, and [...]

September 15th, 2017|BMW, Braking, Car Care, DIYs, General, Performance, Schwaben Professional Scan Tool BMW, Software, Tech Tips, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool: E9x Brake Wear Sensor Reset Procedure

Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool – ABS Pump Activation

Many service procedures such as ABS pump replacement and brake bleeding require ABS Pump activation.  Our Schwaben scan tool works perfectly for this.  We are performing this on our 2008 E90 M3, and the procedure will be the same or very similar on most BMW models. 1: Switch the ignition on (do not start engine) and plug [...]

September 1st, 2017|BMW, DIYs, Schwaben, Schwaben Professional Scan Tool BMW|Comments Off on Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool – ABS Pump Activation

Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool: E46 SMG Pump Activation

Whenever you replace the SMG pump on an E46 M3, you will need to bleed the pump. In order to do this, it must be activated, and our Schwaben scan tool works perfectly for this.  We are performing this on our 2003 E46 M3, and the procedure will be the same or very similar on [...]

August 23rd, 2017|BMW, DIYs, Schwaben, Schwaben Professional Scan Tool BMW|Comments Off on Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool: E46 SMG Pump Activation

Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool: Battery Replacement

Anytime the battery is replaced on your newer BMW, you must register it using a scan tool.  This will only work, however, with an identical battery to the factory equipped battery being uninstalled. The battery will not register if you change from Lead Acid to AMG. Using an identical battery to factory equipment, this will [...]

August 18th, 2017|BMW, DIYs, Schwaben, Schwaben Professional Scan Tool BMW|Comments Off on Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool: Battery Replacement