F20 116d 2014 Complete beginner needs help

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F20 116d 2014 Complete beginner needs help

Post by Kierownik » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:09 am

Hi there,
As I've never owned a BMW before this entire coding thing is completely new for me. Therefore I need some help.

I'm hesitating between buying an esys cable or carly module.
What I need it for is 2 main things:
1) to program my start/stop system so it remembers the last setting.
2) to be able to manually trigger the dpf regeneration

Which one should I buy?
To be honest I'd prefer to go the esys way as it's a lot cheaper, I think. But then carly seems to be a lot easier to use.

If i get esys how complicated is it to do the above operations?

I'll be very grateful for any advice.
Thank you
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Re: Complete beginner needs help

Post by Jamesno1 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:21 am

Ive no idea buddy but you'd be best putting your car make and year up to help get a decent answer
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Re: Complete beginner needs help

Post by Kierownik » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:31 am

Jamesno1 wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:21 am
Ive no idea buddy but you'd be best putting your car make and year up to help get a decent answer
Oh crap, sorry. It's 2014 F20 116d

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Re: Complete beginner needs help

Post by stevesurrey » Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:23 pm

Kierownik wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:31 am
Jamesno1 wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:21 am
Ive no idea buddy but you'd be best putting your car make and year up to help get a decent answer
Oh crap, sorry. It's 2014 F20 116d
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Re: F20 116d 2014 Complete beginner needs help

Post by Kierownik » Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:53 pm

Yeah will do.

Anyway still looking for help with my question.

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Re: F20 116d 2014 Complete beginner needs help

Post by Wibbles » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:27 am

Esys is more complicated to use but ultimately more powerful than Carly. I don't trust the Wi-Fi dongles as I have seen a few bricked ECU's after they have been coded with Bimmercode or Carly.
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