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Old 09-25-2012, 07:10 AM
boltjaM3s boltjaM3s is offline
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Join Date: Nov 2009
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Originally Posted by virus86 View Post

I read that the recoding only takes at most an hour?
Yes, that's how long it takes to physically do the recode but the process isn't that simple. Service needs to contact BMW for authorization to run the code, and that can take 3-5 hours alone.

I dropped my car off at 8 and had it back by 2. Unless your SA gets advance permission from BMW and has the code ready to go, you're going to be without wheels for several hours.

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