MINI P1615: SPI-Bus Error

Is your scanner showing MINI P1615?
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MINI P1615: SPI-Bus Error

DIY Difficulty Level
Repair Cost
Can I Still Drive?
Yes (Short-term only)

What Does The MINI P1615 Code Mean?

Engine started, VSS over 1 mph, and the DME detected a problem in the SPI Bus system during the self-test.

What Are The Potential Causes Of The MINI P1615 Code?

  • Open/short circuit to ground in the communication wire from the transmission to the DME
  • The DME has failed

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