Originally Posted by IanS100
I contacted Thatcham some months ago about this problem, their response was that the problem only affects cars with keyless access, I told them that it was much more widespread than that and I subsequently emailed them a link to the thread that was active at the time - needless to say, my email was neither answered nor acknowledged. I got the impression that Thatcham weren't particularly interested
Well let see how it goes...no one has rung me back just yet.
Thing is we first need to understand what exactly does Thatcham 1 require for an alarm to achieve that category. If it means no access into the car without the alarm going off then BMW have misrepresented in their sales.