View Single Post
      10-17-2012, 02:24 PM   #83
kardboard
Second Lieutenant
kardboard's Avatar
United_States
2
Rep
248
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 M3, 2010 135i, 2004 WRX
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Texas

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2010 135i  [3.00]
2004 WRX  [4.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dackelone View Post
Sorry for your loss. That sucks.


Btw... for all the others, I was told by someone who does coding very well... that one can "lock" the CAS on the car to just the two key fobs, that way IF someone tries to "clone a key" it will not work. I suspect this is what BMW is doing in their new SW update for the UK market.

Dackel
This is exactly what I was told when I bought my 2010 135i by my sales rep. He told me, if I remember correctly, that the two keys I received were the only two keys that would start the car. If I happened to lose both keys, they would have to replace the ECU (I assume) and would cost an arm and a leg.

Any truth to this? I bought my car new in January of 2010 from a BMW dealership.
__________________
2006 M3: Individual Blue Onyx on Black. MT

2010 135i: Crimson Red with Black interior.

2004 WRX: World Rally Blue. My track toy.