Recently replaced battery and when I started my car and tried to turn on the radio I got
a "Code __ __ __ __ __" message. I found the card that came with the car and the
code is on the card is 62246. However when I enter the code nothing happens and the
message returns wanting the same inforrmation. After the third try, I got the "wait
code" message. I've waited for an hour or so and tried again with the same results.
What am I doing wrong?
http://www.cargurus.com/Cars/Discussion-t37508_ds549226 ..seems like you're not doing anything wrong..this is one for Tom...
You have to wait with key on... http://www.cargurus.com/Cars/Discussion-t37509_ds523625 click on the bottom 'related questions' below
Maybe I wasn't clear in the statement! I did wait for over an hour and got the Code __ __ __ __ __ message again and re-entered the code three times and got the Code Wait message again. Someone on one of the blogs suggested that I drop the first number and add the number 1 between the fourth and fifth number. (22416 rather than 62246 which is on the code card.)
Tried the latest suggestion about switching around the number and that didn't work either! I guess I'll have to call a dealer!
I ended up pulling the radio which was amazingly easy. I then called the parts dept. of the local BMW dealer and they were able to give me the code over the phone!
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