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      12-10-2009, 12:47 AM   #10
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Drives: 2008 550i Sport Space Gray
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Houston, TX

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Originally Posted by brunp View Post
I don't have to do a replacement as of yet, but anyone know why some people are suggesting to go to the dealer to replace the battery. Some say, the car goes into safe mode and then you have to tell the computer that it has a new battery.

Can anyone confirm or deny this?

Not true. I had to replace my battery while coming home from a trip to Kansas. The dudes at the WalMart in McAlester, Oklahoma replaced the battery and I was on my way again. It did take them a while to get all that crap disconnected from the battery, though!