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      12-06-2020, 10:32 AM   #1
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EVAP readiness monitor

Does anyone know how to get the EVAP to readiness for OBD smog inspection for teh B58 or F30? I have tried many ways like driving after warmup up to 50mph then throttle off for many cycles and still nothing. Documents say to just leave the car standing overnight after a drive. I did this with a 1/2 tank of gas and still nothing.
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maybe something actually needs to be fixed if it's not showing ready
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maybe something actually needs to be fixed if it's not showing ready
If EVAP is DMTL related, oh it'll throw a code for anything. EVAP I've heard it the last/hardest monitor to get set to ready. I'd look up the exact driving conditions needed to get it to set.
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The driving condition is:
Leave the car standing overnight after a drive cycle.
I've tried that. If there was a problem, I'd think it would throw an error code but as it is the monitor is incomplete or not ready.
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The driving condition is:
Leave the car standing overnight after a drive cycle.
I've tried that. If there was a problem, I'd think it would throw an error code but as it is the monitor is incomplete or not ready.
Where did you read this? Just keep driving until it sets. Like you said, if there is something wrong it will set off the SES light. If not, the monitor will set to "Ready" once conditions defined by BMW and the dde are met. I tried googling the b58 driv cycle but couldn't find it. Sometimes Evap sets in 70-80 miles and sometimes 300+ over multiple cycles until the correct drive condition is met.
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Where did you read this? Just keep driving until it sets. Like you said, if there is something wrong it will set off the SES light. If not, the monitor will set to "Ready" once conditions defined by BMW and the dde are met. I tried googling the b58 driv cycle but couldn't find it. Sometimes Evap sets in 70-80 miles and sometimes 300+ over multiple cycles until the correct drive condition is met.
ISTA and it was not more specific than that. I did clean the gas cap seals and mating areas and overnight the readiness came.
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ISTA and it was not more specific than that. I did clean the gas cap seals and mating areas and overnight the readiness came.
That's great news!
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I had the same issue with the loose gas cap. I actually ended up replacing mine.
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