I HAVE A TCM PROBLEM

  • Tiny
  • RCHRISTOFFEL
  • 1997 BMW Z3
  • 83,000 miles

I have a 1997 BMW Z3 with a tcm problem can I buy a used TCM and install it or do I have to go to the dealer and buy a new one?I was told the TCM's were VIN specific and could not be swapped out.

Monday, July 30th, 2012 AT 12:48 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,502 posts

Thats correct. New only and has to be flashed. I would be very sure before you do this operation. It is not a common failure for this piece.

Roy

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Monday, July 30th, 2012 AT 1:24 AM

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