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I got an in-vehicle system notification that my 2021 Cooper SE is due for two minor services - a brake fluid check/change and a general inspection.

Ok, noted. Neither seems too urgent, but it's now on my to-do list.

Until I get this taken care of, can I somehow clear the notification in the car? I checked the manual and Google'd for how to do it, but I don't find an answer. If it's in the manual , can you point me to it?

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Ron
 

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I did find a way to do it, but had to invest about $60 for this capability.

First I called MINI/BMW and they told me the only "supported" way to do it is to bring it to the dealer. Which hinted there is an unsupported way, and there is.

I bought the Veepeak OBD BLE adapter for about $27 from Amazon, and then the BimmerLink iOS app for around $30. With the combination of these two things, it is super easy even for a complete non-gear head like me.

Seems silly this isn't a built in option, but it's not. My car is pretty new, and I decided the $60 was a worthwhile investment not to always have some service reminder nuisance on, as I'm sure every 6 months or so it will ping me for something.
 

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I did find a way to do it, but had to invest about $60 for this capability.

First I called MINI/BMW and they told me the only "supported" way to do it is to bring it to the dealer. Which hinted there is an unsupported way, and there is.

I bought the Veepeak OBD BLE adapter for about $27 from Amazon, and then the BimmerLink iOS app for around $30. With the combination of these two things, it is super easy even for a complete non-gear head like me.

Seems silly this isn't a built in option, but it's not. My car is pretty new, and I decided the $60 was a worthwhile investment not to always have some service reminder nuisance on, as I'm sure every 6 months or so it will ping me for something.
Can you explain how in Bimmercode?
 

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The correct app to use is BimmerLink. I made a mistake in saying BimmerCode. I have both apps and mixed up the names - I'm really sorry.

I.think it will be pretty obvious if you use BimmerLink, but I can post step by step if it is not.
 

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The correct app to use is BimmerLink. I made a mistake in saying BimmerCode. I have both apps and mixed up the names - I'm really sorry.

I.think it will be pretty obvious if you use BimmerLink, but I can post step by step if it is not.
Ah, that's is why I could not find it in Bimercode. Not much in Bimmerlink looks like it applies to an electric mini. Other than this, what have you found it can do that Bimmercode can't?
 

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Agreed. Having bought the OBD adapter, I was curious and so bought both BimmerCode and BimmerLink. I don't find anything at all in BimmerCode that I am comfortable changing. And the ONLY thing I use BimmerLink for is to clear the nag message. It's a one trick pony to me.
 

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Agreed. Having bought the OBD adapter, I was curious and so bought both BimmerCode and BimmerLink. I don't find anything at all in BimmerCode that I am comfortable changing. And the ONLY thing I use BimmerLink for is to clear the nag message. It's a one trick pony to me.
I’ve disabled a lot of the nanny aspects (screen warnings, instant seatbelt chimes), and enabled some of the EU features regarding convenient opening/closing) but I would agree with staying out if the advanced features in Bimmercode.
 
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