Question about 1997 BMW 3 Series
I have a 1997 Bmw, unfortunalty the radio is stuck on CODE WAIT, can anyone help me reset this as unfortunalty removing the plug from the back for an hour did not work. I also need the code if possible for serial number
Thanks again in advance
The wait means you need to wait with the radio on for a certain amount of time, depending on how many times the wrong code was entered.
To get your unlocking code there are many websites that offer an unlocking service for a few £/$ . here is one that I found>
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Posted on Mar 07, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
with the pre-set station keys, press 1 then then use channel up/doun to select correct digit..
then press 2 use again channel up/douwn key to select correct digit, repeat same with 3 and 4, then press pre-set key 5 that puts in the code,DONE!
Posted on Mar 10, 2010
Call BMW they have the code. Supply them with the serial number.
Don't enter the code until it is the correct one.
Enter the wrong code and you have to wait 1.5 hrs with the key on acc to try again.
Posted on Nov 10, 2009
Well i remember the M25 being built so i wouldnt know about radio reception ,but i do remember radio london and caroline.Now i would imagine that this sort of auto reset of tuning reception is controled by a micro chip and this chip is now not working as it should so if you want it to work then its most likely cheaper to install a new radio.Or just use long wave for radio 4.
Posted on Jul 16, 2010
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