Alarm code on 1996 BMW 328is

my 1996 328is wont start and the raDIO DISPLAY READS CODE WAIT what does it mean

2 answers
This means that the power to your radio was lost, was your battery dead?
When the power is lost to the radio, you need to enter a code to make the radio work, this is for security reasons, to help prevent theft.
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you need the radio code. don't know why your car won't start tho.