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      02-04-2017, 02:26 PM   #1
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Tool Owner's Discussion Thread - Schwaben BMW/Mini Professional Scan Tool

Anyone else purchase the Schwaben BMW/Mini Professional Scan Tool? What have you have used it for and what has your overall experience has been like? I find the back button doesn't work to back out of many of the sub-menus, is there another way to back to the main menu without restarting the entire unit?

Here are the pros and cons I've experienced:

1. Free new battery registration.
2. Service light reset.
3. Error code reading and clearing.
4. Clutch adaption for DCT
5. ABS Pump activation for brake bleeding.
6. Reads # of lifetime battery registrations.
7. Reads # of lifetime brake fluid change service light resets.

1. At the time I bought it, ECS Tuning advertised that it would be capable of coding within a few months via a software update. This never materialized.
2. It is not capable of changing the Ah setting for a new battery.
3. The user interface has lots of dead ends where you enter into a sub-menu screen and then find you cannot go back to the main menu, so you have to power down the unit and turn it back on to keep using it.

Last edited by Theodore; 02-05-2017 at 11:33 AM.
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