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Old 08-23-2007, 06:51 PM   #1
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Exclamation ECU HID reflash in Seattle area

Hey anyone from the Seattle area know of a good place that will reflash my
m3 ECU so my HID headlights work? I bought the car and it had halogens on there (I've never seen an M3 with halogens) and I just installed a set of OEM HIDs. When I have my ignition turned off the headlights will turn on but once I start the car, they stay on for a little bit then flickers and then turns off. So I assume (according to some posts I've read) the reflash will fix the ECU. I want to get this down asap so I have working lights. I tried calling Strickly BMW and they said it would cost $100 and they wouldn't be able to do it until Monday. Does anyone know of any place that will do it for cheaper and sooner? Thanks for any help!
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Old 08-23-2007, 07:47 PM   #2
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The dealership should do it for around $40-$50....

all they have to do is change your stats from Halogen based to the Xenons....5 minute job tops....
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Old 08-23-2007, 08:51 PM   #3
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I put 2 capacitors in mine for a few days until I flashed them. Less than 15 dollars from radioshack.
There are threads about it.
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Old 08-24-2007, 11:27 AM   #4
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Do you think any BMW dealer would do it for $40-$50?
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Old 08-24-2007, 06:59 PM   #5
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They should....

or just find an indy shop
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Old 08-24-2007, 09:46 PM   #6
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Where do you usually take yours? I've checked both a dealership and an independent shop and they both quoted me $100, what a rip.
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Old 08-25-2007, 12:45 PM   #7
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Where do you usually take yours? I've checked both a dealership and an independent shop and they both quoted me $100, what a rip.
Well I am not really that close....but I take mine to Harmony Motorworks..... in Bellingham.
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Old 08-26-2007, 05:57 AM   #8
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Yah I wish it was closer, BMW dealerships in Seattle suck. I call and leave messages and no one responds, I'm about ready to just take it over to the indy shop, Strictly BMW. Thanks for your help though man.

Oh, and one more thing...I don't know who that girl is on your little poster but she has one nice back....and I mean very nice.

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Old 08-26-2007, 07:17 PM   #9
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lol

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