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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 12-18-2009, 05:23 PM
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Question immobilizer reset???

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I have a BMW 316 compact 97 1,6 petrol. Battery replaced and car not starting after it. Recovery guy said it is the immobilizer, but he doesnt know how to reset it. starter works fine tested. But when i do the full turn with the key nothing happens. Battery charged. Anybody ho knows how to reset or disable the immob. plzz. Thanks. any ideas just post
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Old 12-18-2009, 07:56 PM
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Do the lights and radio turn on? or does literally nothing happen when you turn the key?
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Old 12-19-2009, 08:00 PM
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everything works even the starter worked when the recovery guy bypassed it just to try. but when u do a full turn with the key nothing happens. dashboard lights comes up lights everithing on but doesnt turn the starter at all.
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