BMW P1551: Engine Off Timer Timeout

Is your scanner showing BMW P1551?
No worries. We'll show you what it means and how to deal with it.

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BMW P1551: Engine Off Timer Timeout

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What Does The BMW P1551 Code Mean?

The DME detected a CAN signal failure while the DME was operating at a range between 6 and 16 volts. CAN Bus lost communications.

What Are The Potential Causes Of The BMW P1551 Code?

  • Check the CAN bus
  • Check instrument cluster/power module/Can Signal

Recommended Parts

Below are some recommended auto parts to help you address the trouble code affecting your vehicle and get it running smoothly again:

>>> WORKPRO 582-piece Crimp Terminals, Wire Connectors, Heat Shrink Tube, Electrical Repair Kit
>>> BMW Remanufactured Instrument Cluster Uncoded (MPH) - Genuine BMW 62119155806
>>> 72-9402 Engine Control Module - Direct Fit, Sold individually

Note: During the purchasing process, please check carefully whether the part you want to buy fits your car!

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