The complete automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners like you.
Car, Truck and SUV Forums at Roadfly
+ Bentley Forums
+ BMW Forums
+ Cadillac Forums
+ Chevrolet Forums
+ Ferrari Forums
+ Jaguar Forums
+ Lamborghini Forums
+ Lotus Forums
+ Mercedes-Benz Forums
+ Maserati Forums
+ MINI Forums
+ Porsche Forums
+ General Discussion
+ Marketplace Forums
Re: Do I have to have the alarm activated by a dea (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ 3-series (E46) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by nobody on September 23, 1999 at 17:44:26:

In Reply to: Re: Do I have to have the alarm activated by a dea posted by Ulf on September 23, 1999 at 17:18:12:

Was there someone who claimed that you don't have to do that for a Y2K E46. Any truth to that?

: : : Can an aftermarket shop active the E46 alarm or should I have it done at a BMW dealer?

: : : Thanks!
: : : Frank

: :
: : *IF* they have the required DIS computer, they can probably activate it. An aftermarket shop would need that system just to work on the late model cars. Your BMW service center definitely have it, and I'm not sure how many/if any aftermarket guys have the system.

:
: What does the DIS computer do to activate it? Is it giving the brain a code or something? Because I thought it was a re-generating code. Would it be possible to activate the alarm with Windows 98 PC, a breadboard and a couple of transistors? EE degrees please advise!




Follow Ups:



[ Follow Ups ] [ 3-series (E46) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk.
Roadfly.com Logo © 1997 - 2017 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.