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      12-05-2012, 09:37 PM   #7
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Drives: 2011.5 E92 M3 LMB
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: BC-Northern NJ

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This battery works perfectly. It is 92AH not 95AH. Deka/East Penn are OEM suppliers to BMW.

From realoem-

Important notice!
Compliance with the following
information and instructions for correct
battery replacement is absolutely
- ISTA Document
For additional information, see:
- Battery master document
The original battery (battery size and
type) as indicated in the vehicle's
order specifications must always be
installed to ensure correct operation of
the on-board electrical system!
If the vehicle is equipped with an IBS
(Intelligent Battery Sensor), the
battery must be registered via the
diagnostic system (ISTA); this process
also registers the battery with the
vehicle's on-board electrical system.
Standard batteries can always be
replaced by AGM batteries with the same
Following either type of replacement,
the vehicle registration process in
ISTA/P must be supplemented by a vehicle
coding procedure, which is carried out
as follows:
Read out battery size and registration
from onboard electrical system:
ISTA->Service functions->Body->Voltage
supply->Register_battery replacement->
Test plan
01 Battery Fa. Douglas (Warranty only) 70AH 570A 1 61218381738 $123.00
01 Battery from Exide (Warranty Only) 70AH 570A 1 61217586960 ENDED
01 Battery, East Penn (warranty only) AGM 70AH 760A 1 61217553951 See SI 610696 (110)
01 Battery Fa. Douglas (Warranty only) 80AH 640A 1 61218381749 $136.00
01 Battery from Exide (Warranty Only) 80AH 640A 1 61217586961 $199.00
01 Battery Fa. Douglas (Warranty only) 90AH 720A 1 61218381762 $144.50
01 Battery from Exide (Warranty Only) 90AH 720A 1 61217586962 $210.00
01 Battery, East Penn (warranty only) AGM 90AH 900A 1 61217594976 ENDED
01 Battery from Exide (Warranty Only) AGM 92AH 1 61217639053