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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 07-29-2009, 08:10 PM
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Screw it - How do I hotwire my car?

Push button is going to take years, I have everything wired correctly but for some reason it still wont start. I tried everything, key near ring antenna, turn ignition switch... and anything you can think of probably....

How do I hotwire my car so i can go get something to eat at least? lol
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:13 PM
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Sorry, I wish I knew how.
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:15 PM
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Also, I have the keys and everything! I promise =]
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Old 07-29-2009, 09:03 PM
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3 wires ground postive and trigger? i think

try find a wiring diagram
and search tutorial =D if u find a good one share it here
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Old 07-29-2009, 11:06 PM
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Lmao I remember when i was a kid we thought we knew how to hotwire cars. "Ya all you do is you conenct the red and the black wire"

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Old 07-29-2009, 11:09 PM
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you have to like 2 wires and have it spark.. haha well according to the movies.
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Old 07-29-2009, 11:47 PM
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http://www.wikihow.com/Hotwire-a-Car

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Old 07-29-2009, 11:48 PM
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And in case that doesnt work.

take a look here: http://tinyurl.com/na4zdh
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Old 07-30-2009, 12:01 AM
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I tried these combos...

1234

13

23

234

Very lost at this point...

EDIT: They call it HOT wire for a reason!
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Old 07-30-2009, 05:02 AM
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Is the relay wired correctly?
When I got mine the manufacturer had wired the relay wrong.
CHeck it before you start hotwiring
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Old 07-30-2009, 06:09 AM
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No luck =/ thanks though
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Old 07-30-2009, 08:23 AM
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Did you read the how to...? Cause thats a pretty straight forward explanation of it.
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