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I have a 95 318i bmw and just remove the key ignition. Anti Theft system won't let it start. Is there any way to reset with out taking to dealer?

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YOU HAVE TO PUT NEW KEY IN THE NEW SWITCH.WAIT10 SECONDS TURN KEY ON AND OFF ON AND OFF.WAIT 10 SECONDS.THEN TURN ON AND OFF.FEW MORE TIMES. WAIT UNTIL IMMOBILIZER LEARN NEW KEY AND NEW SWITCH.IF THIS DONT WORK GARAGE HAS TO USE SCAN TOOL REPROGRAM THE NEW KEY AND SWITCH.

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I have a 1999 318i BMW and I am unable to lock the vehicle using the power switch on the master key.

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If you place you key in the recever ring which sits round the ignition barrel the ECU should read your key and let you start the car, once its running it will keep running

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