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      05-18-2019, 09:07 AM   #1
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Using Insta instead Esys for coding

Hi guys.
I don't really trust the bimmercode app and the Esys doesn't seem to work reliably either.
I'm wondering if its possible to code VO and FDL through ISTA?
What is the reason no one is using it and there are no tutorials?
Is this not available option? I tohught that ISTA is also used for programming, that should also include coding.

Please explain me.
Because from what I see, it's either Esys or Bimmercode for coding?

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      05-18-2019, 11:40 AM   #2
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What is the reason no one is using it and there are no tutorials?
Because it's not possible with ISTA..
ISTA is for reading the error memory or you can flash ecus, but you can't code with it.
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      05-19-2019, 07:36 PM   #3
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Hi guys.
I don't really trust the bimmercode app and the Esys doesn't seem to work reliably either.
I'm wondering if its possible to code VO and FDL through ISTA?
What is the reason no one is using it and there are no tutorials?
Is this not available option? I tohught that ISTA is also used for programming, that should also include coding.

Please explain me.
Because from what I see, it's either Esys or Bimmercode for coding?

Car in question: F30, 328i, 2016
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Hi guys.
I don't really trust the bimmercode app and the Esys doesn't seem to work reliably either.
I'm wondering if its possible to code VO and FDL through ISTA?
What is the reason no one is using it and there are no tutorials?
Is this not available option? I tohught that ISTA is also used for programming, that should also include coding.

Please explain me.
Because from what I see, it's either Esys or Bimmercode for coding?

Car in question: F30, 328i, 2016
Esys works reliably.

Only time it doesn't is operator error
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This begs the question what does BMW code with? I know dealers don't, but the factory must.
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Dealer/factory uses ISTA.

ISTA programs/codes to factory settings for that particular car.

For example: if you have choosen Speedlimit info in option list, ISTA programs the default settings for Speedlimit info to work properly set in every ECU that is necessary.

But factory/dealer does not use ESYS to program startstop default off.
Hence itís not even possible in ISTA to program that.
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