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I have a 2003 X5, I have a huge oil leak so let it sit for 2 days and battery died. It's asking for code now. I know my code but screen face is broke so I can't enter it. I need to start it to get it to mechanic. How exactly can I reset without putting code in? Thanks Lisa Mc
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Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
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Hey how are you ,I will Try to Help you with This Issue

are u saying asking u for radio code ?

what security light doing on dash ,flashing,steady or goes out when key inserted ?

Try this procedure below and let me know

Master Reset

1-Disconnect Both Battery Cables ,Positive & Negative .
2- Touch Cables With Each Other For 60 Secs ( this will take any residual power in the Harness to Reset the Vehicle Modules )
3- Wait 30 min
4- Close all doors and trunk
5- Reconnect Battery Positive First
6- Use The Key in The Driver Side Door
Lock Cylinder to Lock it & Unlock,IF You have only a Key Fob ,use it to lock and unlock
7- Enter vehicle and Start it .

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
How long should I charge the battery b4 I do f2fghis?

the battery has to be fully charged and holding 12 volts

a weak battery will keep our anti theft triggered and will not start

can you check battery lisa ?

here in u.s ,local parts store check for free

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I will let you know within the next couple hours. I live on a horse ranch and can't have alarm going off this early.

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