How BMW ISTA ICOM Check State of Charge and Battery Registration?

A useful guide worth sharing with BMW car owners: Use BMW ICOM working with BMW ISTA+ to check BMW car state of charge and battery registration! Steps are listed as below:



Tool you need

BMW ICOM A2 with V 2016.12 Software HDD

BMW ICOM NEXT A+B+C + 2016.12V Software HDD

BMW INPA K+DCAN cable for BMW E-series


Steps to check BMW battery state of charge with BMW ISTA+:

(This guide is individually tested. You try on your own risk!)

Connect to the car using your preferred cable.

Do a vehicle test

After a vehicle test, go to Vehicle Management –> Service functions tab.

Next select Body, then Voltage Supply

Then select Battery

Here you will be presented with 2 options:

Option 1 is to test SOC. Choose Evaluate Battery State of Charge OR

Option 2 – Register Battery Replacement

Then click on at the bottom right. The ABL/FUB/REP and/or SSP will be populated. Select the FUB or REP to learn more OR select the ABL and run it.

NOTE: If changing battery types, coding is required before you can register battery replacement.

Newest BMW Rheingold ISTA-D  ISTA-P  Download

That’s all about how to use check BMW battery state of charge by BMW ICOM interface and BMW ISTA. Hope it helps!