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Old 06-12-2005, 08:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How can I 'view' the fault codes on my car, its a '93. I know there is a manual method of doing it but I have no idea how to do it. I haven't got any kind of a tool for this so yea.


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Turn your key to the second position (all dash lights on) and push your pedal to the floor 5 times quickly.

I believe that is how it is done on my 318
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Just tried doing that on mine, and it dosnt do anything. Is that only for American models?
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yeah that manual method doesnt do anything on mine either, but thnx anyway guys
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oh you know how when you turn the key into key position 1 or 2 while holding down the trip reset button some test is done. What exactly does this do? when i did it the car went trough a few stages displaying 1....some number 2.....some number and up to 6 or 7 and after that all the gauges went all the way up then back down.

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