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After the switch replacement your vehicle will not need to be programmed. There are no videos of your car but it is similar to a E30 being replaced.
You are safe to order it anywhere you want, I am disappointed in the dealer and it misleading you like that. No programing or coding necessary. Plug and play.
Let's start with the basics, Your battery is fully charged (even if the lights come on and radio works doesn't mean there is enough power to start the engine). Next i would check the starter to make sure it is getting the signal to start if it is, then it is a failed start (this is a very common failure point)
Hi. Different expert here. I might be able to help you, but only if you clarify the following points: