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Old 05-11-2014, 02:09 PM   #1
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Please Help...

Hay guy's n girls..I was wondering if anyone has come accross a problem that has suddenly occured. My sterio display decided to go up the swany..the radio n cd are all working but the read out look's like chinese writing and then my central locking just stopped working. I have tried the reset and it's had a new battery in the key also.
So could it be the antena in the mirror the GM5 unit(what ever that is) or the radio as i have been told that's where the locking opperation is controlled.
Any help would be awesome...
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Old 05-16-2014, 05:30 AM   #2
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The locking isnt controlled by the radio it is controlled by the GM5 so id say the 2 issues are not linked. Im not 100% but i think the radio issue is probably due to a cold solder joint... Was there any codes showing for the GM5 or radio?
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Old 07-16-2014, 07:33 AM   #3
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As Ash said, have you tried taking your battery off and leaving the key in the ignition for 30 mins? It resets to factory without loosing any codes.

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Old 07-18-2014, 03:45 AM   #4
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Hi. Check out the link re your lock problem, I used this guy for my last E46, very good service. Jim
The older I get the wrong bit gets stiff!!
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