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I just bought a BMW Z3 2001 and find out the radio was locked. I contacted BMW dealer in Canada and provided VIN number and they gave me a 5 digit 56213 code which doesn't work. Since the BMW was bought in the states, should I contact BMW USA? Thanks


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    thanks i did it and it worked

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Yes. If it was bought in the US, it was coded for the US, so have a US dealer provide the code.

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    Jeremy Dellow Aug 05, 2008

    Great - glad it worked out for you:)


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Go back to the dealer that told you the wrong number ! I have one and I am currently living in the Middle East but the car was brought from Europe... they have access and can track it down... Tell them that is the wrong code and not acceptable service...I asked to speak to a service mgr and they got it to me.. are you going to have your car serviced there ?? That's the point of paying for dealership service... so they can supply GOOD service and getting you the proper code counts...

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