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Old 07-22-2019, 06:07 AM
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Originally Posted by haigha View Post
Is that the same thing as updating the transmission software?

This info, for a 745i with the EGS 6HP, has Reset/relearn values as menu item 7. It's on a NT510.

2003 BMW 745i reset the transmission with Foxwell NT510 | Foxwell Support Blog
Nope - not the same. A Reset/Relearn is an adaptation reset - to be avoided unless you have replaced major components in the transmission.

A software update requires a copy of the new firmware for the transmission controller (EGS) and a tool (laptop and software etc.) for programming the transmission controller. Note that I said transmission controller and not the transmission itself. Transmissions aren't programmed but controllers are.

The hand-held scanners will not update software/firmware in the car (in general).
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