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      09-03-2019, 03:29 PM   #23
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Dirtboy,

Thanks for confirming the pairing process. Do you happen to know if the module shows any indication of power (e.g. LED etc.) ?

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I lost connection to mine and from what I read online you have to press and hold the remote button for 15-20 seconds while holding it right next to the module in the trunk. Do this while the module is on. Worked for me.
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I lost connection to mine and from what I read online you have to press and hold the remote button for 15-20 seconds while holding it right next to the module in the trunk. Do this while the module is on. Worked for me.
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      09-03-2019, 06:46 PM   #25
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Dirtboy,

Thanks for confirming the pairing process. Do you happen to know if the module shows any indication of power (e.g. LED etc.) ?

Thanks,
Monika
Yeah there's a red LED on top that lights up when it's turned on. It flashes when the valves are activated.
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For clarity, are your referring (lights to indicate it's powered on) to the controller or the module (black box with on/off switch) that's located in the trunk. I remember reading that the controller does flash to indicate your in track mode and continues to flash until the valves are closed.

I'm just trying to figure out when the module in the trunk is turned on, does it have any LED indicated it's active. As you can see, my controller works (blinks red when pressed 2x) but I believe the module in the trunk has no power even though the switch is in the ON position. Our dealer (at this point) is just guessing and it's sooo time consuming to keep taking it back to them.

Thanks so much for your help.
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Yeah there's a red LED on top that lights up when it's turned on. It flashes when the valves are activated.
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For clarity, are your referring (lights to indicate it's powered on) to the controller or the module (black box with on/off switch) that's located in the trunk. I remember reading that the controller does flash to indicate your in track mode and continues to flash until the valves are closed.

I'm just trying to figure out when the module in the trunk is turned on, does it have any LED indicated it's active. As you can see, my controller works (blinks red when pressed 2x) but I believe the module in the trunk has no power even though the switch is in the ON position. Our dealer (at this point) is just guessing and it's sooo time consuming to keep taking it back to them.

Thanks so much for your help.
Monika
Yeah I'm talking about the module in the trunk. When the car is on (and the module switch is on), there should be a solid red LED illuminated on the top of the module. This LED flashes when you activate the flaps. You should check and make sure all the wires to the module are connected, including the ones that go into the fuse box in the trunk. It might not be getting power.
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Thank you SO much !!! This is exactly the information I needed.

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Yeah I'm talking about the module in the trunk. When the car is on (and the module switch is on), there should be a solid red LED illuminated on the top of the module. This LED flashes when you activate the flaps. You should check and make sure all the wires to the module are connected, including the ones that go into the fuse box in the trunk. It might not be getting power.
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Thank you SO much !!! This is exactly the information I needed.
No prob. Let us know if you get it sorted.
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I'm going to have my husbands brother come by tomorrow morning and check the wiring and test all the connections. I'll definitely report back. SO hoping we can get this fixed w/o taking it back (again) to the dealer...

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No prob. Let us know if you get it sorted.
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I have great news. My husbands brother stopped by this morning and brought his Megohmmeter (??) to check all the electrical connections (VDC). So here are the fuse locations that were checked.

F137 (G): Indicated 15-16 VDC.
F145 (R): Indicated 0

He pulled the red wire (F145) and the blue 15amp fuse. Reseated the fuse and the wire. The clip end actually looks like a small scissor clamp. He used the probe end and pressed the connector all the way until it was "fully" seated. He said it has to really be seated well so either use a slim probe or a small rigid wire to fully seat it. We did notice when he did this that you could hear the actuators click. He then re-checked the voltage (DC).

F137 (G): Indicated 15 VDC.
F145 (R): Indicated 15 VDC.

He mentioned that there is a 'reset' or 'learn' button just left of the LED on the module (good to know). We took the controller and gave it two quick presses and sure enough the valves opened up and the module LED was blinking (as well as the controller). SO awesome !

I'll post some pics when I get a chance. Just so excited we could get this fixed. My husband will be SO happy when he gets back. Big thanks to Dirtboy for confirming the LED and suggesting that all the wires be checked.

Many thanks,
Monika
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Added photos in hopes that this helps someone in the future with their install/troubleshooting.

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      09-11-2019, 11:33 AM   #33
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Does anyone know how to pair a used Bluetooth remote with the MPE (already installed)? Just bought a lightly used M2 (unbelievable spec!) and bought a remote off someone on here and my local dealer was kind of clueless when I first asked about pairing it. I haven’t taken delivery yet as still waiting on title but very interested in getting my ducks in a row.
I’ve read you can reset ECU in trunk with a pen but not exactly sure how to pair
See here (MPE Pairing thread: see here):
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I lost connection to mine and from what I read online you have to press and hold the remote button for 15-20 seconds while holding it right next to the module in the trunk. Do this while the module is on. Worked for me.
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Hold down the button for about 10-15 seconds close to the controller box in the trunk.
Should re-pair right up
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Try this:
Replace the battery first on the bluetooth controller
then:
While the switch is off in the trunk, hold down the remote for roughly 5 seconds, continue holding it then flip the switch on in the trunk. after 5 seconds release the button...
Then: double press the remote and see what happens
And in case you did the 'MPE hack' (permanently open or closed valves: see here): no re-pairing required after plugging the grey plug back into the MPE module.
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Thank you so much!

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I have great news. My husbands brother stopped by this morning and brought his Megohmmeter (??) to check all the electrical connections (VDC). So here are the fuse locations that were checked.

F137 (G): Indicated 15-16 VDC.
F145 (R): Indicated 0

He pulled the red wire (F145) and the blue 15amp fuse. Reseated the fuse and the wire. The clip end actually looks like a small scissor clamp. He used the probe end and pressed the connector all the way until it was "fully" seated. He said it has to really be seated well so either use a slim probe or a small rigid wire to fully seat it. We did notice when he did this that you could hear the actuators click. He then re-checked the voltage (DC).

F137 (G): Indicated 15 VDC.
F145 (R): Indicated 15 VDC.

He mentioned that there is a 'reset' or 'learn' button just left of the LED on the module (good to know). We took the controller and gave it two quick presses and sure enough the valves opened up and the module LED was blinking (as well as the controller). SO awesome !

I'll post some pics when I get a chance. Just so excited we could get this fixed. My husband will be SO happy when he gets back. Big thanks to Dirtboy for confirming the LED and suggesting that all the wires be checked.

Many thanks,
Monika


Monika and Dirtboy,


Thanks so much for the pics and process of how to pair the BMW M2 performance exhaust. I was at a complete loss, as was my dealer.

When I checked the controller in the trunk I found that the "blue" fuse was out and not connected. I simply pushed the fuse down and my system immediately.

It great to have forums like this to help!

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Does anyone happen to have a part numbers for the control module and the MPE Bluetooth remote?

Thanks in advance.
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