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Old 11-28-2008, 10:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I went and checked my gas cap and it was on upside down. So I fixed it...I'll get it coded...I called Autozone to see if they could do it and they ask me if the car had a computer port..I wouldn't know where to look for it or even what it would look like. Can you advise?
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Yes you do have an ECM port......it will be on the driver's side, above the gas & brake pedals......there will be a large black cover....& there should be a smaller cover on the left with a large plastic screw that will open it and expose the port.....

Under trim panel #9 you will see smaller covers on the left.....
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Shot in the dark here, but I think you will find it either on the drivers side under the dash or the passengers side under the dash you should see a small black cover,flip open and you will see a port or under the hood you will see a round black cap which screws off underneath you will find a port.

Sometimes you might find it in the glove box, up under the dash.

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If it is the same as my 99' 323i, it's under the Driver's side dash above the brake pedal. Black flip cover; and the port is under there. It's almost directly under the steering wheel in the foot well, but off to the left a little.
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Not my car but I found this picture to help out.
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