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1996 BMW 328is Question: Alarm code

 

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jg1962, Winchester, VA, September 04, 2009, 15:37
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my 1996 328is wont start and the raDIO DISPLAY READS CODE WAIT what does it mean

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, September 05, 2009, 16:54
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    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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    November 05, 2009, 19:54
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    http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=106564

    you need the radio code. don't know why your car won't start tho.

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