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Idirve / pro nav update - coding

Post by Chriseve41 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:22 pm

Afternoon all,

If I update my idrive / radio with the latest version will my car lose things that I have had codded?

Thanks in advance

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Re: Idirve / pro nav update - coding

Post by Wibbles » Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:16 pm

when you say "Update" do you mean via the USB port under the armrest or via esys & flashing a new ilevel version?
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Re: Idirve / pro nav update - coding

Post by Chriseve41 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:59 pm

yes thats what I mean

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Re: Idirve / pro nav update - coding

Post by Wibbles » Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:12 pm

You won't lose any coding - that update only updates the internal combox firmware. If it goes to the dealer for a software update then you'll lose all coding.
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Re: Idirve / pro nav update - coding

Post by Matthaus » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:14 am

Is there a way we can find out if the car is due any software updates for the gearbox and drive train?

I dont trust my dealer to even know what I am talking about.
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Re: Idirve / pro nav update - coding

Post by Wibbles » Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:29 pm

Matthaus wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:14 am
Is there a way we can find out if the car is due any software updates for the gearbox and drive train?

I dont trust my dealer to even know what I am talking about.
You need to check using esys - likely your car will be due updates.
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Re: Idirve / pro nav update - coding

Post by Matthaus » Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:43 pm

Wibbles wrote:
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:29 pm
Matthaus wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:14 am
Is there a way we can find out if the car is due any software updates for the gearbox and drive train?

I dont trust my dealer to even know what I am talking about.
You need to check using esys - likely your car will be due updates.
Excuse my ignorance - what or where is that?

Assume dealers are never proactive with this sort of thing?
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Re: Idirve / pro nav update - coding

Post by Wibbles » Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:34 pm

Matthaus wrote:
Wibbles wrote:
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:29 pm
Matthaus wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:14 am
Is there a way we can find out if the car is due any software updates for the gearbox and drive train?

I dont trust my dealer to even know what I am talking about.
You need to check using esys - likely your car will be due updates.
Excuse my ignorance - what or where is that?

Assume dealers are never proactive with this sort of thing?
No, they are not proactive. You would need to book it in or use an Indy.
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