Question about 2001 BMW 5 Series
JUST GOT THE CAR. IT RUNS FINE. I DROVE IT 50 MI. TO GET HOME. THE ON-BOARD COMPUTER IS NOT READY TO BE TESTED. OBD MONITORREADINESS STATUS..CATALYST,,,& EVAPORATIVE SYSTEM,,,& OXYGEN SENSOR....NOT READY.. THE CAR WAS NOT ON THE ROAD WHEN WHEN I BOUGHT IT AND THE BATTERY WAS FINE.. BUT FOR ALL I KNOW IT WAS DEAD A FEW DAYS AGO..WHAT CAN I DO TO RESET THE COMPUTOR ?? THANKS JIM
This just means that the OBD was reset recently and the car hasnt been driven enough for readings to be given by the OBDII. Just drive the car a while, and then all should be READY. After any OBDII reset, the car must go through a certain number of "Drive Cycles" before the OBDII will emit any readings. Refer to the manufacturer to find out exactly how many, and how to complete them.
Posted on Apr 22, 2009
I had a sililiar problem with my 525i. I had the battery replaced twice and a new alternator but battery would still go dead overnught. My local neighborhood mechanic discovered that the headlight washer motor was not shutting off. So as a temp fix we just disconnected the plug located right next to the resevoir.
Posted on Jul 27, 2011
You can try this unplug the batt. from ground. let it set for 30min.put it back but still you need to replace the main pproblems if this dont work
Posted on Feb 26, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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