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Old 04-13-2018, 02:51 PM
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I just recently bought a k+dcan cable along with inpa and ncsexpert to code an aux cable. When loading up inpa both the little circles are white, the battery and ignition ones. Does anyone know how to get it to connect? I have been told some of these dcan cables are not pinned properly and that that may be causing the issue but I don’t know. Any help is appreciated!
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check to see if your cable has a switch on it to toggle between K-can and D-can.
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check to see if your cable has a switch on it to toggle between K-can and D-can.
there is no switch
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there is no switch
I don't know how they're selling that cable as a K can and D can cable then.

BMWs produced on or before 2/2007 (like your 545i) need to have pins 7 and 8 bridged to work. later cars have pins 7 and 8 separated. the end of the cable should have small screws that allow you to remove the cover for the PCB. Take a look at it and see if pins 7 and 8 are bridged together or not. Where did you get this cable from?
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I don't know how they're selling that cable as a K can and D can cable then.

BMWs produced on or before 2/2007 (like your 545i) need to have pins 7 and 8 bridged to work. later cars have pins 7 and 8 separated. the end of the cable should have small screws that allow you to remove the cover for the PCB. Take a look at it and see if pins 7 and 8 are bridged together or not. Where did you get this cable from?
i ordered the cable from amazon. There are nine pins conning from the chip board to the obd connector. I donít think 7and 8 are connected but itís hard to see.
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I don't see 7 and 8 bridged. Try plugging it in with a small piece of copper wire connecting 7 and 8 together and see what happens.
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I don't see 7 and 8 bridged. Try plugging it in with a small piece of copper wire connecting 7 and 8 together and see what happens.
i connected 7 and 8 together and I have the same issue. Any other advice?
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I wonder if you don't have your edibas.ini file setup correctly, that'll do it too.

scroll down to post #13 in this thread. you'll need to know what com port your USB port is using

INPA Ini path ecu path and interface ?????
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I wonder if you don't have your edibas.ini file setup correctly, that'll do it too.

scroll down to post #13 in this thread. you'll need to know what com port your USB port is using

INPA Ini path ecu path and interface ?????

yeah everything was in order i tried changing the com ports and the port the USB was in as well and it still didnít change anything
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