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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
Category: BMW
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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I have replaced the O rings on the oil filter housing on

Customer Question

I have replaced the 'O' rings on the oil filter housing on our 316i (Y172MDD). When I tried to
the car, at first the dashboard warning lights flashed on, and engine did not fire.

Ignition key will not now turn. Is there an immobilizer of some sort on these, and if so can I by-pass it?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 4 years ago.

what is the model year of the vehicle?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I provided the car registration which accurately identifies the car. My question was not answered.

Please now return my money.

Expert:  Steve replied 4 years ago.
I do not have access to registration databases, please provide the vin or model year to identify the car.