BMW 318/325/M3/525/535/M5 1989-1993 Repair Information

Clearing Codes

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  1. The fault codes will be cleared after 60 engine starts without an additional failures.
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  3. The codes will be cleared if the battery is disconnected. If this method is used, make sure the ignition is OFF .
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  5. Alternately the DME unit can be unplugged to remove power from the memory circuits. If this method is used, make sure the ignition is OFF .
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  7. The codes can also be cleared using the BMW Diagnostic Tester or equivalent.
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  9. If Steps 2 or 3 are used to clear the codes, the DME will need to readapt and relearn operating parameters. Run the engine for 5 minutes at idle and at 2002 rpm, then drive the car to allow adaptation and to check for proper running.
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