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      05-08-2012, 05:13 AM   #1
First Lieutenant
United Kingdom

Drives: E92 M3, Prev. E46 M3
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: UK

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Keyless theft via OBD key cloning

This is getting pretty serious in the UK with hundreds of cars going missing. There is even a CCTV video of a 1M being stolen with this method and the alarm not going off, as the OBD port is out of the range of the ultrasonic sensors.

I'm disabling the OBD port on my e92 M3 tonight. If I need it, I'll happily re-enable it, but I will not leave it for scum to take my car without any resistance.
2010 E92 M3, DCT, w/Exhaust mod
2002 E36/7 Z3 2.2 Sport
2016 F22 M235i Coupe, MW, ZF8
On Order for Week 2 2017: 2017 M2, MG, DCT