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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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| Originally posted by Tens@Oct 18 2004, 07:09 PM |
So I bought a blank key for my 1996 328is, called the dealership to see if they will cut it. "We can't cut it, need to send it away. Also since itís after 1995 there is a chip in there that needs to be programmed for the ignition." I ignored his advice and called some local key shops, lucky they said they could do it, unless its steel, (which it is) and then only "God" could do it.
A) Has anyone heard about this "key" programming?
'B) Anyone know of any place in Seattle that has the hook up with "God" and can cut the key?
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| Originally posted by Tens@Oct 18 2004, 09:46 PM |
damn, took the key apart. no chip. I guess thats ok, I bought it to just to get into the car incase I locked the other key in there.
| Originally posted by Vikas_@Oct 31 2004, 01:58 PM |
I just bought a 1995 BMW 325i from Copart and it does not have a key, I went to the dealer and they told me they wont make a key for me because its a salvage title, so then i went to a local LockSmith who told me that they cant make a key, because it has a chip in it. Does anyone know how I could get that car to start??
| Originally posted by xsperf@Oct 31 2004, 02:36 PM |
delmacro, i ddint read ur post, but if u have stickshift, try this
first of all, put ur key in the run position
push ur car at a fairly fast speed(actually have someone else do this)
clutch it, and put it in first gear, while it is still clutched
release the clutch slowly, let the engine sputter for a bit, and give it a chacne to turn on, if u give it a chance to turn on and it doesnt, then.. well, nevermind haahha
| Originally posted by xsperf@Oct 31 2004, 02:38 PM |
and people buy cars without keys all the time at auctions
| Originally posted by xsperf@Oct 31 2004, 03:44 PM |
yes ever dealer does..
and delmarco, i am saying, put the EBAY key in, and then try what i said..
this may sound stupid, but what is FOB?
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