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Hi Im David, when you try to start the car, does the security light go out?
there should be a security symbol or light or word on the cluster.
when you turn the key to start, it should go out.
theres a grounding strap on the passenger side upper motor mount ,make sure its not loose.
ok. is there a blinking red light anywhere?
ok, well im going to opt out and let someone else chime in. good luck
I understand. what is the question you want answered about this? how to know if it is immobilized?
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the only way to know if it is immobilized by the EWS is with a BMW scan tool that has the ability to check this. there are many things that can cause this, the EWS is only one.
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