3-Series (E46, E90)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1999 to Current. Models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318Ci, BMW 320i, BMW 323i, BMW 325i, BMW 330i, BMW 328 Ci, BMW 328i, BMW 325i/xi, BMW 330Ci, BMW 320d, BMW 330d, BMW 335d.
Since you have a 99 you will have to purchase a tool to do this like the 1 from peake, or you can search for others on ebay. Also there is a method of grounding pin #7 at the diagnostic connector under the hood for i think its 7 secs for oil service and 11 secs for inspection reset. If you do a google search on this topic im sure you will find more than enough info
you need to short it with the key on in positiion 2 ...not sure if i mentioned that before. If that doesnt work then yes you will need to purchase the tool or pay a shop with the tool to reset the lamps for you. If your lucky they may even do it for free.
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