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I have a 1998 M3 and after changing the battery I cannot figure out the reset code for my radio, can you help?

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If you did not get a card with the owner's manual, you will have to pull the radio part way out and read the serial number. Then go to the dealer and have a service writer punch the serial into his computer and he can tell you the code. If the dealer wants $$ to do this, go to another dealer.
The radio is held in by two 5-sided cup head screws. You might be able to jamb some other tool in there and loosen them if they are not too tight. If the radio has never been removed, they are tight and you will need to buy the proper tool on line. I got mine from a fellow who makes them at home, Z3Richard@aol.com, but the specialty tool places sell them as well.


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