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Reparatie iDrive – Unitate BMW CCC – ghid complet

Get help with the CCC iDrive Repair – the full guide

Do you need a CCC iDrive repair? In this article we discuss how to correctly diagnose a faulty CCC iDrive avoiding unnecessary costs and what is the best option to have it repaired. The CCC iDrive is also known as Car Communication Computer and it is prone to a few common failures. The information in this article is meant for:Regular BMW owners who need to diagnose a faulty CCC unit DYI-ers who want to try some tricks to get their [...]

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Audi VIN decode

How to find out what modules and options you have on your Audi

Finding out the options and modules your car comes with from factory is traditionally called VIN decoding. That’s because the VIN, a 17-characters string which uniquely identifies your car, encodes all this information. In this article we discuss how to get meaningful information from your car’s VIN. The information in this articles is meant for:Audi owners who want to send us their faulty electronic module for a repair Audi owners who need to troubleshoot malfunctions in their car and need [...]

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BMW VIN check

BMW VIN – what it is and why we need it

In this article we discuss the purpose and usage of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Although the VIN is used by all car manufacturers, we mainly aim this at BMW owner. The information in this articles is meant for:BMW owners who want to send us their faulty electronic module for a repair BMW owners who need to diagnose a faulty BMW module Prospective BMW owners looking to make a car purchaseThe BMW VIN at a glance Usually, when you contact an electronics [...]

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BMW FRM Footwell

BMW FRM Footwell Module – all you need to know

In this article we discuss the BMW FRM module. This unit is also known as the Footwell module or the Lights module. The information in this articles is meant for:Regular BMW owners who need to diagnose a faulty BMW FRM module DYIers who want to develop their own device for BMW Electrical engineers who are interested in reverse engineering BMWsThe BMW FRM at a glance The BMW Footwell module (FRM) functions as an electrical hub or a node in the footwell on [...]

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BMW PL2 HiFi Amplifier

Harman Kardon PL2 HiFi Loudspeaker system

In this article you can find out what the PL2 HiFi amplifier system adds to each BMW model it was added to. The official name If you go here or here, you input the last 7 characters of your VIN number and you get a 676 HiFi loudspeaker system among the multitude of features in the generated list, then your car comes with the PL2 HiFi amplifier from factory. BMW models that have the PL2 HiFi amplifier  The Harman Kardon PL2 HiFi is quite popular. [...]

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