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Power Query Refresh



So I have a pbix file that refreshes with new data each day, and when I click refresh in Power BI, there pops up this error:

PQ Error.PNG


I just don't understand what is causing this error, since nothng in the code for the query references another query or step. Here is what the steps are in advanced editor:

PQ Error code.PNG


Another thing is that it doesn't always pop up and give an error, sometimes it runs smoothly refreshes free of errors and other times it gives me errors, so I would definitely appreciate some insight into how to alleviate all errors 100% of the time.


Unfortunately I can't share my pbix file, as there is sensitive data in there, so I apologize. Thank you in advance!

Community Support
Community Support

Hi @NJ81858 ,


I see that you just referenced another query in the custom column, so please try disabling the privacy settings to see if that resolves the issue.



How would I go about pulling my data in and combining files without those transform files? I think that is what is giving me the errors, and I can't ignore privacy levels with the data that I have.

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