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 models.

1: Switch the ignition on (do not start engine) and plug the scanner into the OBDII port

2: Select “BMW” 

3: Select “BMW” again

4: Select “enter VIN”

5: Using the keyboard enter in the last 7 digits of your VIN 

6: Select the vehicle that you are working on

7: Select “Service”

8: Select “Drive”

9: Select “Transmission Control”

10: Select the component that was replaced

11: Select “Adapt Transmission Fully”

12: Follow steps 1-5

13: Select “Ok”

14: Select “Ok”

15: Select “Ok”

16: Wait until the Process is complete

17: Your SMG adaptation is complete

18: Test drive the car and make sure the transmission functions properly

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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 Schwaben scan tool works perfectly for this.  We are performing this on our 2016 F10 M5, 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 the scanner into the OBDII port

2: Select “BMW”

 

3: Select “BMW” again

 

4: Select “enter VIN”

 

5: Using the keyboard enter in the last 7 digits of your VIN

 

6: Select the vehicle that you are working on

7: Select “Service”

 

8: Select “Chassis”

 

9: Select “Parking Brake”

10: Select “OK”

 

10a. If you have not replaced the pads yet proceed to the next step

 

10b. If you have already replaced the pads then go to step 19

 

11: Select “Workshop Mode”

 

12: Select  “Option 4”

13: Pull the parking brake button then press “OK”

14: Press the brake pedal then release the parking brake then press “OK”

 

15: Press “OK” the scanner will check if the parking brake has been released

 

16: Press “OK” the caliper piston will be retracted in all the way

 

17: Press “OK” and wait 30 Seconds after the process is complete before disconnecting the caliper connector

 

18: Install the new brake pads and repeat all of the steps up to step 10

 

19: Select “Startup

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 models. Following the procedure outlined below, you will be able to reset those values quickly and easily. Let’s get to work!

1: Switch the ignition on (do not start engine) and plug the scanner into the OBDII port

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2: Select “BMW”

3: Select “BMW” again

4: Select “Scan Vin”

5: If the information is correct select “ok”

6: Select “Service”

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7: Select “Drive”

8: Select “Motor Electronics”

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9: Select “Adjustment Programs”

10: Select “Adjust Injector”

11: Read through the next few pages by selecting “Ok”

12: Select wether a new DME was installed

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13: Select “Ok”

14: Select option 1

15: Using the keyboard enter what cylinder for which you would like to enter a new value

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16: Using the keyboard enter in the new value for the injector.

Note that the code will be printed on the injector
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 17: If you wish to enter more values select “yes” and follow steps 15-16, If not select “no” 

 18: Select “option 2” to save the new values 

19: Select “yes”

20: Select “ok” and switch off terminal 15 and terminal R

Terminal R is Key in ignition

Terminal 15 is ignition on

 21: Select “ok 

 22: Select “ok” and switch on terminal 15

 23: Click “F1” to end the coding

 24: Your new injectors are now coded to the PCM

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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 the procedure will be the same or very similar on most BMW models.
1: Switch the ignition on (do not start engine) and plug the scanner into the OBDII port
​​2: Select “BMW”
3: Select “BMW” again
4: Select “Scan Vin”
5: If the information is correct select “ok”
6: Select “Service”
7: Select “Maintenance”
​8: Select “CBS reset”
-Note: the scanner may tell you that this function is not available.  Proceed with step 9 to continue
9: Select “Back”
10: Select the brakes you are working on currently
11: Select “Reset”
12: your brake pad wear sensors are reset!

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 the scanner into the OBDII port
​​2: Select “BMW”
3: Select “BMW” again
4: Select “enter VIN”
5: Using the keyboard enter in the last 7 digits of your VIN
6: Select the vehicle that you are working on
7: Select “Control Units”
8: Select “Chassis”
9: Select the ABS system you have
10: Select “Component Activation”
11: Select “Pump Motor”
12: Press the “F3” Button to activate the pump
13: After about 5 seconds the pump will shut off automatically
14: Your ABS pump activation is complete

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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 most BMW models.

1: Switch the ignition on (do not start engine) and plug the scanner into the OBDII port

​​2: Select “BMW”
3: Select “BMW” again
4: Select “enter VIN”
5: Using the keyboard enter in the last 7 digits of your VIN
6: Select the vehicle that you are working on
7: Select “Control Units”
8: Select “Drive”
9: Select “SMG sequential manual gearbox”
10: Select “Component Activation”
11: Select “Component Activation”
12: Select “hydraulic Pump”
13: Use buttons F2 and F3 to activate and deactivate the pump
14: Your E46 M3 SMG pump activation is complete

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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 tell the vehicle to recognize the type and condition of the battery, which will extend battery life.  We are performing this on our 2015 F30 335i, 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 in scanner to OBDII port
2: Click on “BMW”
3: Click “BMW” Again
4: Click “Enter VIN”
5: Using the keyboard enter in the last 7 digits of your VIN
6: Select the vehicle that you are working on
7: Click “Service”
8: Click “Body”
9: Click “Power supply(battery)”
10: Click “Battery”
11: Click “Register Battery Replacement”
12: Click the “F2” button
13: Click the “F3” button
14: If the battery is a BMW component then click “Yes”
15: Click “ok”
16: If there is a matrix code then click “Yes”
17: Enter the middle 12 digit number using the keyboard

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