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Old 01-15-2013, 04:01 PM
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Originally Posted by pdroth View Post
Has anyone recently done this?...

I had my car at the dealer over the w/e for a routine oil change and inquired about it. They said the entire car would need to be reprogrammed (um ok) and that it would take a few hours. I'm 99% certain this can be done quickly by the owner with a USB drive.

Just want to know about how much time I should commit to this if I decide to try it myself.

You correct, download, load to a FAT32-formated (empty) thumb drive, plug into the USB port in the glove compartment and the car will update (less than 4-5 minutes).

Link to BMW's web site.
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