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I have a 2011 3 series 316 d bmw and the frm is cutting

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Hi i have a 2011 3 series 316 d bmw and the frm is cutting power causing the angel eyes not to work meaning the side lights dont work, can you help? Many thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
what kind of help are you seeking with this?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I was wondering did you know how this can be fixed or what the code is i need?
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
what kind of code are you referring to?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
A code to remove the error on the FRM which is cutting the power going to the side light's?
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
there is no "code" to remove an error
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
you can have the whole unit reflashed with software
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
but the unit may need to be replaced if it is faulty
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Well do you know what to do with this kind of problem?
Does this unit need to be recoded to the car once replaced?
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
most likely you need to have the unit replaced
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
yes it will need to be coded after replacemnent
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is there a chance that whenever the frm is reflashed that it will work?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I may be getting it reflashed tomorrow so i was wondering if it was worth my while
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
there is a chance, but it isn't a huge chance. probably worth trying, though
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you, ***** ***** any idea how much it would cost to get a new unit reprogrammed to my car?
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
estimate £1000 including part and programming
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok one last thing, why would a half yellows half black engine management light appear on the dash?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will give you a good rating
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
because an engine/emissions/fuel system fault of some kind has been sensed
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
it just means there is a fault, there are dozens of possible causes. you need to have the car scanned to determine the trigger of the warning
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Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
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