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Bought a dead locked BMW coupe 320 TD SE, key lost and ignition

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Bought a dead locked BMW coupe 320 TD SE, key lost and ignition lock was removed.
What are my options to get the car stated and going again?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.

Steve :

there are only two options

Steve :

1) buy a new key and a new ignition lock from a main dealer, both will be ordered by vin and the key will have the correct microchip to communicate with the car's immobilizer to allow start. 2) buy the key, key cylinder, engine computer and immobilizer module all from the same donor car and install them all on your car.

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Steve :

pardon?

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