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Old 29th January 2013, 10:35   #1
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requires locksmith -want to change my ignition lock of BMW m5 1994

Hey i have my car BMW m5 1994 and it's ignition lock randomly creates problem so want to replace it. but i can find only 1995 BMW m5 ignition lock cylinder. Now i want to know that can i replace BMW m5 1994 ignition lock cylinder with 1995 BMW m5 ignition lock cylinder. i need the suggestion of locksmith if anyone have idea plzzz suggest me about it from here.
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Not sure on your car (EWS?) , but early cars without the EWS the ignition lock is ordered via the VIN so the key fits out of the box.

There is a procedure using a fine pick, hair pin or similar to remove the lock cylinder. I did this myself a few years back, it was a bit fiddly but quite do able.
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