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Old 09-29-2014, 12:40 PM
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Question SZL questions

Those that have had concerns with the SZL can you confirm if this also contributed to a draw on the battery?

My steering control buttons have not been working for some time now and occasionally I would receive the message that Trans switch or something to that effect. Lately I have had an more frequent concern with the car battery going dead. Today I started to look at the SZL and as I had the car on a trickle charger and was sitting in the car as I was taking the steering wheel off. Once removed and I started to work on getting to the SZL I noticed the car woke up flashed the trans with message then shut back off. The SZL was disconnect for about 5 minutes when this took place.

Next question is for those that have purchased used SZL's. Did you have to have the SZL programed?

Those that purchased new SZL, were you able to install then take to a dealer or independent and have the SZL programed or did you have to have the shop doing the programming install the SZL?

Thanks for the help with this.
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Old 10-02-2014, 09:53 PM
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Spoke with a tech the other day about programming the SZL and he mentioned that they are VIN specific. Anyone install a used SZL and had it programmed? If so di you have any problems?

What for your input and experience on this.
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Old 10-06-2014, 11:42 AM
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Any buddy with opinions or experience?
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The part is only around $120. So by the lack of response
I think anyone who had theirs replaced purchased it New .
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Old 10-06-2014, 10:07 PM
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The part that I looked up was showing around $500. Ill double check it. Where are you finding it for around $120?
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Old 10-06-2014, 11:00 PM
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This is the part number I have found for the SZL, 61316970833. Can someone confirm this?
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Old 10-07-2014, 12:12 AM
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/03-BMW-E66-7...49be8a&vxp=mtr
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Old 10-07-2014, 01:28 PM
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Thanks for the heads up. I have reached out to the seller.
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