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Old 12-11-2007, 10:49 PM   #1
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Programming my BMW E46 330I

I was wondering if it was possible to reprogramming some of the on board functions of my 2003 BMW E46 330I, like the doors locking above 5 mph, side marker lighting with responce to the remote, etc.....

Any help would be appicated.
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Old 12-12-2007, 12:14 AM   #2
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Find a good independent (BMW) mechanic to do it for you. The machine costs like $15k. The dealer probably can as well, but to my knowledge the non-BMW machine can do some things the dealership one cannot, and vice-versa. They can probably both take care of the things you just mentioned.

The only difference I'm aware of us that only a dealership can deal with safety-related options, like windows rolling up and stuff like that.

Hope that helps
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Old 12-12-2007, 08:54 AM   #3
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What can teh non-BMW machine do that the dealer one can't?
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Old 12-12-2007, 02:42 PM   #4
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Is it a BMW vs. non-BMW thing? I thought it was a US spec BMW computer vs a Euro-spec BMW computer.
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