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Old 10-11-2018, 03:02 PM
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Ahhh I just upgraded to what I thought was newest and was V60 - shoot now I have to do it again!


The nice part though is using the BMW Coding Tool to update the Daten and Winkfp - its literally 2 clicks and good to go, once the file is downloaded and extracted -



I had V54 originally so V60 will do just fine for now, when I get a spare minute I will update to V65
Can you please tell me what is involved or what this does exactly?!
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From what I understand it just gives you the most up to date files for your INPA / EDIABAS / NCS etc software suite depending on the generation -



Sometimes if you are coding or doing diagnostics and if you have an error or trouble, updating the Daten files helps? Someone correct me if I'm wrong - I've also heard the opposite where some had to "downgrade" their Daten files to get coding to work properly
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Should I bother doing this? I’ve repared many issues with my car but always shy away from coding. Are there any significant benefits to this? Nothing is “broken” in my car right now.

Was always taught not to do ROM/firmware updates unless absolutely necessary!
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Old 11-04-2018, 04:59 AM
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I'd doubt that any ECU's are having software development on the E53 and that you'd find any applicable updates. Given you haven't got any issues I'd enjoy the ride and smile.
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Is it likely that the majority of e53s out there are running the same software that came from the factory?

I'm curious if there were many substantial developments/software changes in the early years. Should an attempt be made to upgrade software at least to a 2010-2012 era ?
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All I know is that I updated my wife's transmission software on the E83 and it shifted way better.

What was the transmission doing, you ask?
Well, it was staying in 3rd or 4th for a while, and it did not want to change unless you help it change by letting go of the gas.

After upgrading it to the lates software version is behaving how a transmission is suposed to.



Also, I check the dates on my E53 and all of them are software from the factory, besides my ECM that I had tunned.
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All I know is that I updated my wife's transmission software on the E83 and it shifted way better.

What was the transmission doing, you ask?
Well, it was staying in 3rd or 4th for a while, and it did not want to change unless you help it change by letting go of the gas.

After upgrading it to the lates software version is behaving how a transmission is suposed to.
That is good to know, my X5 seems to have the same problem. As far as the Daten files go though I would agree that there probably hasn't been any changes to the E53 files for many years.
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Hello guys
I'm mohammad from libya i would to update the transmission beacuse I'm having slipping in gear just in d not manual mode but how i can update i have ista and inpa and etc please help
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Daten v65

that link isn't working... anyone got a new one?
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that link isn't working... anyone got a new one?
https://www.bimmergeeks.net/downloads
it's what I used last time.
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