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Old 12-26-2012, 12:12 PM
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Originally Posted by wendellg85 View Post
Really interested in this, but also really worried about messing up my new X3. This seems a little intimidating, but I work in IT so I'm fairly confident I could succeed with patience. As long as I have adequate backups I will be able to fix anything I could mess up, correct? Thanks all.
It is pretty safe, but on rare occasion, I have seen people mess up their VCM so bad, it had to go to the dealer. Of course if you move from coding to flashing firmware on modules, you could brick an ECU. Again, this is rare, and I would not let it discourage you from coding your X3, but I am not going to lie to you and say it is 100% risk free either.

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