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      09-05-2012, 11:24 PM   #8
sirdrebin
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Originally Posted by Serenitygal3 View Post
Thanks for the tip about contacting BMW NA. I'm going to call around to see if I can get a service center to do the coding free of charge but I've just been too busy. I hope I succeed but if I don't, I'm going to get in contact with bmwna and let them know. Can you let me know if your dealership does the recode for you? Thanks
Just picked up my car today, have been waiting for an X-Drive since February!
Anyway, the Service Bulletin you want to cite in any calls is SIB 12 15 12 which shows it's free, etc. Mine will be done (FREE) when the latest code "patch" comes in from Munich (estimate 1-2 weeks). My car was produced in August and, when they tried to recode it before delivery, they found the car had later software than the current dealer version! I have a written "We Owe You" form to use as soon as the new version arrives. If I were you, I'd start making those calls: the first to your dealer &, if stiffed, the 2nd to BMW NA. GRRR!
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