2001 BMW 320 Immobiliser

Tiny
BERTY2702
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  • 2001 BMW 320
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • MANUAL
  • 55,000 MILES
Vehicle has ignition lights, but won't crank, won't jump or bump start, any ideas?
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Sunday, May 24th, 2009 AT 7:11 AM

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Tiny
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The EWS might need to be realigned, have you been to shop with this yet?
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Sunday, May 24th, 2009 AT 9:23 AM
Tiny
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EWS?
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Sunday, May 24th, 2009 AT 10:30 AM
Tiny
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EWS is what BMW calls their drive away protection. It is a key recognition system that immobilizes the car and (hopefully) prevents car theft. If alignment is lost, you get a no crank/ no start condition.
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Sunday, May 24th, 2009 AT 10:38 AM
Tiny
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Think your correct, the problem righted itself but its going in the shop for new keys/ immobiliser.
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Sunday, May 24th, 2009 AT 12:16 PM
Tiny
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Always trust your doctor.
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Sunday, May 24th, 2009 AT 8:20 PM

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