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#1 (permalink) Old 10-23-2004, 05:41 PM
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Does my 82 320i have an OBD connection? Can I do something like short it out and have the check engine light blink the error codes? does it have error codes? Im real big into this sorta thing, I have a cable to hook my 86 camaro up to my Laptop and I know that OBDI goes back to 82. Is there a list of the codes?

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Your car is so Pre OBD that it's cromagnum man dude. E21's were designed in the 70's. OBD1 came out in 93 if I remember correctly.
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BMW got OBDI in 93? holy crap theyre behind the times. 82 is when it came out, 82-95=OBDI 96+= OBDII

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Your car doesn't have a CEL. The only thing the computer really does in the E21 is read the O2 sensor and ignition timing.
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whats a CEL?

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whats a CEL?
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CEL= Check Engine Light
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ahh, ive seen it called SES before, i hate that heh. Service Engine Soon. Ok Thx For Explination

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