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4x4 light won't go off...06 x5. Yellow light with half

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4x4 light won't go...

4x4 light won't go off...06 x5

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Yellow light with half circle above a triangle with an exclamation mark in the triangle and 4x4 on bottom

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your X5 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Turned steering wheel all the way left and all the war right and then to center. fully charged battery, pressed dsc button numberous times, sometimes holding down for a long time

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Previous owner said turning the wheel left then right got the light to go off for a week or so but then it came back. he said fully charging the battery also made it go off but then it came back. I tried both of those things but the light won't go off

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: BMW
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
car seems to run fine. no noises when running, no noises when putting into drive or reverse. no noises when shutting off engine...
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
145,000 miles. automatic with paddleshift
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BMW Mechanic: Greg, Technician replied 6 months ago
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BMW Mechanic: Greg, Technician replied 6 months ago
First you need to get hooked up to a diagnostic scan tool and check for malfunction codes. Do you have the use of a good scan tool.
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I'll scan it and let u know
BMW Mechanic: Greg, Technician replied 6 months ago

Okay sounds good .

Greg

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Scanner I have says no codes. Buy it's just a basic scanner
BMW Mechanic: Greg, Technician replied 6 months ago
You need a dealer level scan tool. A generic code reader only reads engine obd codes . And not ABS or Transmission codes .
Rgds Greg
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