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bsarac 11-09-2012 12:19 AM

Lost key fob
 
Can't find it and dealer wants $300

Currently using the spare. Any suggestions?

lbjgh 11-09-2012 06:00 AM

Sol

lbjgh 11-09-2012 06:02 AM

:cry: time to start looking...

02420X3 11-09-2012 07:26 AM

You have a problem. It's not as simple as taking a remote off the shelf and cutting the door key to match your X3. There's programming involved too, although I'm not sure how much. Is that $300 all-in, including any programming needed to get your X3 to accept the replacement remote , or just the cost for the replacement remote ? What about the lost remote - do you want it disabled, or do you want it to remain active in case you find it later?

UncleJ 11-09-2012 08:18 AM

Keep looking! With any luck it will turn up in a coat pocket, or under some papers on your desk -- between the sofa cushions (with the remote you lost last week), or behind a chair. You just have to sit down and think of where and when you last remember actually having it.:angel:

bsarac 11-09-2012 12:04 PM

Found it. God I'm blessed. Thanks for the angels UncleJ!!!

Freakin thing fell inside the Kleenex box

UncleJ 11-10-2012 07:06 AM

Hey you are welcome! I am an old hand at finding car keys -- my wife is notorious for leaving her's "around" and then forgetting where they are. The kleenex box is a new one, but I will add that to my list of places to look!:rofl: Nice to save some coin too!:thumbup:

kantuckid 11-10-2012 10:54 AM

Why don't they make them buzz so a search is easier like a cell phone? I liked the old 35 cent keys we did years ago... Heck with multi function keys!

UncleJ 11-10-2012 04:34 PM

Amen! If you need the fancy stuff just have a "fob" with the remote etc. Let the key be a key that can be replaced for less than a month's car payment.:tsk:


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