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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, we have come across an issue when attempting a later style key re programme and wondered if anybody might have any info they could share. Our keys (inc 1 brand new from BMW) would not lock or unlock our 2001 Z3 remotely so the key was used in the door lock and all worked ok. When we...
  2. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all I am just about to buy a 745i with an immobiliser fault, the guy says 'BMW have said it needs a new cas unit' Apparently it runs and drives until you turn it off. I have searched and searched and have found conflicting answers about how to fix this, has anyone had any experiences...
  3. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have a 2010 BMW 520D. The red light on the mirror has always flashed when the car is parked and locked. However today, it continued to flash on my drive to work. I stopped, turned car off / on, locked / unlocked etc. It it’s still flashing all the time, even when driving. Any ideas? Thanks...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi since I've been off work a lot lately I'm concerned that the immobiliser might be running the battery flat. In three years of owning the car I've had no power issues, is it safe to say that the car can sit for a month and still start up or should I Turn the immobiliser off?
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Any body had anything to do with the Ghost immobiliser? Wouldn’t if any members had one fitted at all. Regards
  6. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, I'm an E38 newbie so forgive any silly Qs please. The car is a 1994/M 730i. One of the first of the E38s. When you unlock the car using the fob you can start the engine no problem. If you unlock the car and leave it for a while without starting you get "timed out". The immobiliser arms...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Good Morning all I am just about to purchase an E31 840 Sport and my insurance company want to know if it has a Thatcham 1 or 2 alarm. Any help would be appreciated.
  8. North West Region Meets
    Hi guys,fresh owner of a bmw e36 320i 96' saloon. it has a aftermarket alarm(scorpion) that i abelive it was mounted in 1999 because of a stiker i found on the cable of the alarm siren,it has a very easy to use remote with just 2 buttons,when i bought it the exowner told me something about the...
  9. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi all, I called round to pick up a friend on friday, the car was stopped for a five minutes and when I tried to start it again all the lights came on but it wouldn't start. each time I tried it was followed by a kind of faint soft horn sound which I suspect was trying to tell me something...
  10. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all. This is my first post, although Iv used this site a lot for issues regarding my Cabriolet which I bought last year. I pulled the car out of storage 2 weeks ago, connected a new battery and a faint alarm kicks in (like a kind of "i'm about to go nuts unless you disarm me now" - that...
  11. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi Guys, My car is driving me mad, i have a 1998 e36 328i and i let the battery run very flat over winter. I have fitted a new battery to the car but i don't seem to be able to 'mobilise the car', all the electrics work on the car (including central locking) appear to work. I have tried...
  12. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi All, I've had a problem with my E92 330d BMW 2007 where by both Key Fobs have stopped unlocking the car doors. I can open the drivers door using the key but this will set the alarm off, until fob is slotted in. None of the other 3 doors and fuel filler will open and remain locked. Strangely...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Took car for short spin last night, came out from supermarket, wouldnt start. not cranking, just lights on dash, air con on but nothing else. Roadside assistance says its immobiliser (starter and ignition fine apparently) getting it towed to garage this morning. but concerned they may not have...
  14. Map Databank, Remap software and Hardware
    hi evrybody due to a conversion e46 320cd with a engine m57tu top twin turbo & ecu im looking for someone who can make runing the engine . - alignement the wiring - delet immobiliser on the ecu - unnecessary sensor any help will be great thanks you avi .. sorry if im not on the right...
  15. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello, A few hours ago I went to unlock my car using the remote key, I have only ever had one key in the five years I have owned the car, (it is the three button type with no LED, although button three has never worked, I think it is for the boot?), anyway, it did not work. I assumed it was the...
  16. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I am posting this for my partners son who has a 1997/8 Z3 1900cc and isnt particular knowlegable about cars so I am trying to help him get to the bottom of the problem. It all started last week when he came out to go to work and although the engine cranked over it failed to fire up. I...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I am new to the forum but would like some help if possible? I became a BMW owner for the first time a year ago by buying a E46 330Ci and have loved every minute of it until the last couple of weeks. It all started with the car losing power on the way home from work with the handbrake light...
  18. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi all, As some of you may or may not know my cars currently in for a respray however I have a slight issue. Autoglass have kindly removed the windscreen for me to get at the rust at the top of the window.. However now the problem is after all the prep work I need to get it to the paint shop...
  19. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi everyone! This is my first post here on the forums, so please forgive me if I have posted it to the wrong section (I thought that the electrical section might be relevant.) I have just purchased a 1998 Z3 1.9 auto with 48k on the clock. (Silver, nice wheels, no rust, electric hood etc etc...
  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    AS described in another thread, I had the misfortune to blow my turbo on a trip to the Lake District but managed to limp home very slowly, I put the car on the drive and left it till next day. That evening thought have a look to try and repair, walking up to the car the alarm siren sounded, its...
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