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Old 03-11-2005, 12:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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will disconnecting my battery reset my alarm (stock), radio, or any other electronic devices on my car?

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It shouldn't, but I've heard that the clocks in BMW's reset when you change your battery. If that's not true, unless you mess up when hook it back up again and end up cooking the battery.... If you've never done it before, my 0.02 is to remember to hook up the positive first....


Either way, even reseting all that is cheaper than a new battery...
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Old 03-11-2005, 04:11 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yes it will, it will reset the clock, the OBC to german, the date etc.
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how about anything to the alarm?
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not sure bout the alarm but if the radio is stock then you will have to punch in the code
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see.. this is why havign a aftermarket alarm, and cd player.. and orther shit, is good!
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see.. this is why havign a aftermarket alarm, and cd player.. and orther shit, is good!
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does anybody know what code you have to enter to get the radio started again?

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Originally posted by 323isdope+Apr 5 2005, 03:49 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(323isdope @ Apr 5 2005, 03:49 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-Cruzin 323is@Mar 12 2005, 02:33 AM
see.. this is why havign a aftermarket alarm, and cd player.. and orther shit, is good!
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does anybody know what code you have to enter to get the radio started again?

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the code came in the owner's manual when the car was bought. If you bought it used, check the owner's manual (probably not there). If it isn't there, a trip to BMW dealer is in order.
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It is different for every individual radio. Pull the deck and it may be written on it on a sticker. If not get the serial # off the back and call dealerships until you get one that will give you the code. They arent supposed to over the phone but just sling some bull and you'll get it..
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thanks guys! it's my wife's car and the owner's manual is in the glove.....only she lost the button to that, so who knows what the hell is gonna come crawling out when i get it open. thanks guys!
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