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Old 12-28-2012, 07:03 AM
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Hi all,

Just installed INPA 5.02 with EDIABAS 6.4.7 on a new laptop with Windows 7 32 bits and using a USB OBD interface cable from [Only for registered users... ]

INPA starts without problems and the EDIABAS Server starts up too but even if the cable is NOT connected to the car, the main INPA screen always show the Battery indicator ON (black dot) and the Ignition indicator OFF (no back dot). If I connect the cable to the car, the Ignition indicator doesn't turn ON.

I'm testing it with a 2000 E39 M5 and although INPA can connect to the Engine DME, it cannot connect to any other module from the Body and/or Chassis.

The EDIABAS interface inside EDIABAS.INI is configured as STD:OBD. OBD.INI file is set to COM1 and OBD

Does anyone have any idea what's going on ??


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Old 01-02-2013, 08:11 PM
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Are you sure you used the 20-pin OBD1 diag connector in the engine compartment? I bet you used the OBD2 connector inside the car, right?:)
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Your cable is junk. Buy a decent one that has ignition detection and pin 7 and 8 joined.
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Use the 20 pin connector under the hood.
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