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      11-08-2012, 02:56 AM   #133
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Yes it works plug and play for the most part. Still needs to be coded for the chirp to work on lock/unlock but everything else works.
Does anyone know what the dealership in the US would charge to do this coding?

Hour's labor? or is it typically different pricing for coding?
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      03-11-2013, 05:00 PM   #134
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an alarm is a deterent. sure, it is not going to prevent your car from getting stolen, but if someone is looking to steal a car, wouldn't they prefer to steal one without an alarm? also, if they are stealing it in a highly populated area, an alarm is going to draw attention, which a criminal doesn't want or need. yes, a true professional could probably defeat a BMW pretty easily. but not all car thieves are true professionals.

my main motivator in getting an alarm is to have audible confirmation that the car is locked or unlocked. there is something about having that chirp that gives reassurance.

i think your conclusions are wrong.
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