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Hi chaps, so glad i came across this thread.

I'm looking at an a 2018/19 Cooper S Sport. Astonishing howm any of these don't come with driving modes!

In laymans terms what is the process for installing the toggle switch on the dashboard for a UK based car?

Is the new panel (which includes the switch a simple plug and play) before it needs coding?

I'm a complete novice with all the Bimmercode chat, but have taken many cars apart in the past to install all manner of things, so am apt at installing electrics.
 

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Hi chaps, so glad i came across this thread.

I'm looking at an a 2018/19 Cooper S Sport. Astonishing howm any of these don't come with driving modes!

In laymans terms what is the process for installing the toggle switch on the dashboard for a UK based car?

Is the new panel (which includes the switch a simple plug and play) before it needs coding?

I'm a complete novice with all the Bimmercode chat, but have taken many cars apart in the past to install all manner of things, so am apt at installing electrics.
As far as I can tell, yes, you just need to replace the switch unit on yours as all the wiring is there.

Make sure you get the right unit, pre 2017 models have a HUD switch in place of the driving modes. While this MAY simply be a case of a different logo on the outside of the unit, it is better to err on the side of caution and make sure you get a switch unit with the driving modes on it.
 

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As far as I can tell, yes, you just need to replace the switch unit on yours as all the wiring is there.

Make sure you get the right unit, pre 2017 models have a HUD switch in place of the driving modes. While this MAY simply be a case of a different logo on the outside of the unit, it is better to err on the side of caution and make sure you get a switch unit with the driving modes on it.

And what about the coding side of it? is there a fools guide anwhere...

PS: can you connect via a Mac laptop?
 

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And what about the coding side of it? is there a fools guide anwhere...

PS: can you connect via a Mac laptop?
Mac - Yes (I think) but I think you need to be running a version of Windows some how.

I'm about to start some coding myself, but haven't done any yet, so can't guide you on that.

Have a look here though : Fxx-/Ixx-/Gxx-series - Coding: (No Request) Latest...

Make sure you skip to the last page before doing anything, as there's some useful info there too.
 

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thanks fella

what are the tokens people refer to? I get the cable and the software download.
Read everything and follow all the links.

You might not need the token anyway

 

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Can anyone say of either of these tools would be suitable for MQS terminals?


Both sets are fine.
The first set has a wire striping tool.
And a crimp tool so I should to for that one.
 

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Going to attempt this over the weekend (hopefully)

When running the wires to the BDC do I really have to dismantle the cowling aroundv the gearstick? Or is there some way I can feed it through?
 

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Ok, got the switch installed tonight.

Managed to sever the grey/red cable so repaired it as best I could.

I used what I had to hand, some genuine BMW repair cables crimped onto to some 5 Amp cable. It's not ideal, I know.

Red spliced to red/grey +12v
Black goes to where brown should be -12v
And Blue for the Yellow signal.

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I hope that works.

Now all I have to do is code it.

So I add 4VA to the FA.

Do I need to code anything other than the BDC? Like the head unit? Or the Kombi?

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According to the NCD / CAFD tool, these are the values that are affected...

Note: This is based on MY svt file - the list of affected items may be different for you.

I take it from this, that I will need to code IKHA, BDC, KOMBI, DSC, HU_NBT_EVO
<<< CAFD_000016EE.caf.113_113_014 (IHKA_VA02) >>>
IHKA_VA02 > Funktionskodierung 3001 > ECO-FUNKTION = AKTIV

<<< CAFD_000017BE.caf.052_010_039 (BDC_01) >>>
BDC_01 > BfImux 3004 > SWITCHBOARD_AI_C_ENABLE_DTC = aktiv
BDC_01 > BfImux 3004 > SWITCHBOARD_FES_MINUS_VARIANT = switchboard_c_s2
BDC_01 > BfImux 3004 > SWITCHBOARD_FES_PLUS_VARIANT = switchboard_c_s3
BDC_01 > PfFesMaster 3221 > FesHasMode3 = aktiv
BDC_01 > PfFesMaster 3221 > FesHasMode4 = aktiv
BDC_01 > PfFesMaster 3221 > FesHasMode7 = aktiv
BDC_01 > PfFesMaster 3221 > FesInitMode = Basis

<<< CAFD_0000141F.caf.002_005_220 (KOMBI_I01_F56) >>>
KOMBI_I01_F56 > Anzeige_Konfiguration 3000 > BC1_GRW = aktiv
KOMBI_I01_F56 > ECO_FDS 300C > FDS_MENUE_SIGNAL_1 = menue_4
KOMBI_I01_F56 > ECO_FDS 300C > FDS_MENUE_SIGNAL_2 = menue_4
KOMBI_I01_F56 > ECO_FDS 300C > FDS_MENUE_SIGNAL_3 = menue_4
KOMBI_I01_F56 > ECO_FDS 300C > FDS_MENUE_TEXT_1 = menue_4
KOMBI_I01_F56 > ECO_FDS 300C > FDS_MENUE_TEXT_2 = menue_4
KOMBI_I01_F56 > ECO_FDS 300C > FDS_MENUE_TEXT_3 = menue_4
KOMBI_I01_F56 > ERM_Konfiguration 3004 > DXP_MOD_APPL = aktiv
KOMBI_I01_F56 > ERM_Konfiguration 3004 > DXP_MOD_TIMEOUT = aktiv
KOMBI_I01_F56 > FZG_Ausstattung 3003 > EDA_ENABLE = aktiv

<<< CAFD_0000297A.caf.090_170_011 (DSC_CT02) >>>
DSC_CT02 > DSC_FAS_CODIERDATEN 3009 > C_FDS_FES_Verbau = FES
DSC_CT02 > DSC_FAS_CODIERDATEN 3009 > C_Segeln_vorhanden = nicht_aktiv [Default]
DSC_CT02 > DSC_FAS_CODIERDATEN 3009 > C_VZA_Funktion = nicht_aktiv [Default]
DSC_CT02 > DSC_ICM_CODIERDATEN 300A > FesMode7ForceGschwValue = mit FES
DSC_CT02 > DSC_ICM_CODIERDATEN 300A > FesMode7ForceInnenValues = mit FES
DSC_CT02 > DSC_ICM_CODIERDATEN 300A > FesMode7GschwValue = mit FES
DSC_CT02 > DSC_ICM_CODIERDATEN 300A > FesMode7InnenValues = mit FES
DSC_CT02 > DSC_ICM_CODIERDATEN 300A > FesMode8ForceInnenValues = mit FES
DSC_CT02 > DSC_ICM_CODIERDATEN 300A > FesMode8GschwValue = mit FES
DSC_CT02 > DSC_ICM_CODIERDATEN 300A > FesMode8InnenValues = mit FES
DSC_CT02 > DSC_ICM_CODIERDATEN 300A > FesModeXForceGschwValue = mit FES
DSC_CT02 > DSC_ICM_CODIERDATEN 300A > FesModeXGschwValue = mit FES
DSC_CT02 > DSC_ICM_CODIERDATEN 300A > FesModeXInnenValues = mit FES
DSC_CT02 > DSC_ICM_CODIERDATEN 300A > FesPiaEcoConfPortable = portabel
DSC_CT02 > DSC_ICM_CODIERDATEN 300A > QdmKfvSportIndividualisierbarDep = NichtIndividualisierbar

<<< CAFD_00001EF6.caf.006_025_106 (HU_NBT_EVO) >>>
HU_NBT_EVO > DISPLAY_PIP_CONFIG 3005 > ZIN_VARIANT = radio_zin
HU_NBT_EVO > EFFICIENT_DYNAMICS 3009 > CONDITION_CHECK = aktiv
HU_NBT_EVO > EFFICIENT_DYNAMICS 3009 > DRIVE_EXPERIENCE = aktiv
HU_NBT_EVO > EFFICIENT_DYNAMICS 3009 > EFF_DYN_SPORT_CID = aktiv
HU_NBT_EVO > EFFICIENT_DYNAMICS 3009 > FAHRSTILANALYSE = aktiv
HU_NBT_EVO > FES 3008 > ECO_INFO_DISPLAY = nicht_aktiv [Default]
HU_NBT_EVO > FES 3008 > ECO_MODE = nicht_aktiv [Default]
HU_NBT_EVO > FES 3008 > ECO_MODE_CONF = nicht_aktiv [Default]
HU_NBT_EVO > FES 3008 > ECO_TIPPS = aktiv
HU_NBT_EVO > FES 3008 > MACRO_FDS = only_popup
HU_NBT_EVO > HUD 300C > HUD_VZA = nicht_aktiv [Default]
HU_NBT_EVO > SYSTEM_EINSTELLUNGEN 3004 > ASD = ls_diag_on [Default]
 

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And it's done... No fish game, but I suppose I can't have everything....

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So my build is Post LCI and it has the console switch for the driving mode selection, I hate it. Why they moved it from the gear trim ring is just mind boggling. Your hand just naturally wants to flip the switch there instead of reaching to the AC console.

Anyways, to use the ring selector switch I should just have to code for it? and tap the BDC for the signal?
 

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I don't know if it's possible to wire in the ring in you have the switches.

It might be

I haven't compared these, but he are the wiring diagrams...

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i've enabled the sport mode using bimmercode and i really liked the pedal response and the feeling of the heavier steering wheel.
Since i dont have the physical button, is there any option to choose the driving mode on vehicle settings?
enabling the MACRO_FDS got only the Driving mode configuration screen, that actually does nothing.
 

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Just an update based on a post in another thread, (emphasis is mine)
So yesterday installed the new adaptive matrix leds. With some help of ndal2 we coded 552 in and 5a4 out. But i have some issues:

1. My lci UJ taillights drl (dim lights) dont work anymore. I coded the lights again. No success. Blinkers works, break works, reverse works but the center /dimlight/drls dont.
2. Front fog lights dont work
3. Cornering lights seem to be on all the time when in Auto mode. And dont work when steering
4. When putting the light switch from auto to 0 cornering lights go off and dimm stays kn with dimmed ledring.
5. When putting in city lights (we call them) rings go off and only drl in bumper fogs stay on.
6. When fully on lights go on and not with cornoring lights
7. Did not test highbeam assist but it only works when light switch is in auto.

Biggest issue now is tails not going on. I cant drive in the night like this...

I hope someone has any clue. I have a feeling my bdc could be to old tbh. But i really dont know why my tails stopped working all of a sudden. I also get errors on my dash about taillight/brake lights malfunction.

Edit:

With help of Maaii (selling retrofit taillight adapters)
He coded the taillights to the old map. It seems 552 also codes taillights to new lci settings.

Now lci taillights work fine
Still have the issue where city lights (park lights) cause led rings to go off and drl in bumper to go on.

And auto high beam does not work when i set light to ON. Light in Auto auto high beam works fine. Well at least i think it does because i did not test in the evening yet. I can enable it tho.

Edit2:

Everything as for lighting is fixed.


Edit 3:

Driving modes were gone:
The reason for driving modes to stop working is date in my FA file. When I retrofitted the nbt evo i used date 0320 so I get the new interface.

I kept that date in my FA file, removed 5a4a and added 522A for adaptive headlights and coded the bdc + kafas.

But as we all know LCI models have the driving modes toggle placed as a button next to the other buttons in the AC. So that mapping als seems to be changed we changed that mapping back to old and driving modes came back.


I dont know if i should have coded 522A with date 1115 because then it maybe didint work at all.

Now all work, cornering, led rings, adaptive matrix headlights, all like LCI. I think I wont touch it anymore until i notice something else is wrong hehe.

Final conclusion on F54 If you also retrofitted the tail UJ lights, with just VO coding you could end up making them not work anymore, although this maybe can be avoided by setting the date correctly in you FA file.

On other models its a different story because the UJ tail lights on these models are plug and play, no wiring changes like f54
Based on what little I know, I don't think you can roll the date back, so if you have the switch on the centre console and not around the gearshift, I believe you're stuck with it.

However, it might be possible to add the centre console switch in place of the ring if you update your head unit to a later date.

Take the above with a pinch of salt, I have not tried it (nor will I as I have the ring installed now). But if anyone does try this, please report back - if you already have the switch in position for the HUD, that might even work - because the HUD gets moved to software I believe. I don't know if the only difference is what is printed on the outside, or if they send completely different signals.
 

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Hey,
My car is a cooper 2020 without the support/eco button on the console.
Beside buying a new console, what else do I need to do? Is re-wiring needed?
 

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Is the console button and additional code literally everything that comes with driving modes? No exhaust valves etc or other hardware???

I was looking at adding the JCW sport exhaust hence why I’m asking. The car I’m looking at doesn’t have it (driving modes), but its essential for the upgraded exhaust. That said, it seems like a very quick and easy (almost too easy) upgrade so not a deal breaker.
 
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