2011 BMW E92 M3 missing Engine Params

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2011 BMW E92 M3 missing Engine Params

Post by redpriest » Thu Jul 23, 2015 7:03 am

Hi, I just picked up the Grand Prix version of the app in preparation for a track day this Friday and while poking around with the Automatic OBD II tool recommended, I noticed some of the realtime data wasn't showing and wanted some help troubleshooting it. I've done some searching around to see if anyone encountered the same problem and saw that BMWs are somewhat problematic.

Specifically, the following is missing and I would love to have:
- Throttle; I fiddled around with each of the Throttle alternative settings to see if throttle would show, and didn't see it change.
- Torque; my understanding is that the 0104 PID calcload is where this can be derived from in conjunction with the values set on your car info. This is probably wrong :)

The firmware on the Automatic OBD2 adapter was updated when I first got it.

Here's a snapshot of the sensor information:

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Re: 2011 BMW E92 M3 missing Engine Params

Post by Harry » Thu Jul 23, 2015 10:34 am

It seem for your car none of the throttle related PIDs 0x11, 0x47, 0x48, 0x49, 0x4a, 0x4b is available through the Automatic adapter. Usually Position D works for BMWs (0x49). You need to contact Automatic on this item please, it is retrieved or filters by their firmware. But I'm sure they can make it working in an upcoming update.

For torque calculation any throttle PIDs need to be available. It will by zero otherwise. The CALCLOAD PID is not used by LapTimer.

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Re: 2011 BMW E92 M3 missing Engine Params

Post by Harry » Thu Jul 23, 2015 10:37 am

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Re: 2011 BMW E92 M3 missing Engine Params

Post by carramrod » Thu Jul 23, 2015 7:25 pm

Make sure to get into the Alpha program for Automatic. Email support@automatic.com to get in the group.

I'm more and more impressed with their support of the product for trackers like us!
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Re: 2011 BMW E92 M3 missing Engine Params

Post by carramrod » Thu Jul 23, 2015 7:25 pm

The 0.97 firmware you have does not support all Mode 1 PIDs, must be at 0.98 or above (I'm at like 0.106 lol)
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Re: 2011 BMW E92 M3 missing Engine Params

Post by redpriest » Sat Aug 01, 2015 5:43 am

Thanks for the suggestion - I managed to weasel my way into getting the .99 update just in time for my HPDE (fantastic support), but on the next day the .108 update was pushed down and that broke my refresh rate. Wasn't able to get the logging process working with the buddy app because of broken redirect. I'll try to get some logging this next week.
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Re: 2011 BMW E92 M3 missing Engine Params

Post by Harry » Sat Aug 01, 2015 7:17 am

The buddy authorization has been fixed yesterday evening, it should work now.

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