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mike turnage 12-07-2012 05:54 AM

key fob
 
niether of my key fobs are not working can anyone help?

John Kingsbury 01-17-2013 05:44 AM

Have opened them up and changed the battery's ?

mike turnage 01-17-2013 05:51 AM

its sealed and cant open it without breaking it

John Kingsbury 01-17-2013 05:59 AM

What model of BMW, does the key fob plug into the dash? As they should recharge when plugged in.
It would be a bit strange for them not to come apart to allow battery change?

mike turnage 01-17-2013 06:08 AM

2003 745i

John Kingsbury 01-17-2013 07:00 AM

http://www.ehow.com/how_6245682_open...6-key-fob.html

Try this link

mike turnage 01-17-2013 07:05 AM

ok thanks i will

bayerisheteknik 01-20-2013 12:12 PM

try tapping(finger flick) on the fob itself while holding it in hand...sometimes that helps and it works...your batt is recharging everytime your car is running so thats why they dont come apart

on mine the unlock wasn't functioning...opened it up and microswitch was broken off...had to re-soldered it back on the board and voi'la

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and there is microswitch that broken off
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Entamean 01-21-2013 04:08 AM

I have an 06 750i. the key fob was working fine. now sometimes it does and others it doesn't. Could it be the battery and if so, can it be replaced ?!

John Kingsbury 02-16-2013 11:18 AM

It's probably the button, do you get a low battery warning when you plug the key into the car?

John Kingsbury 02-16-2013 11:20 AM

Entamean
If you search on google how to fix BMW 7 keyfob it will show you what you need to solder to repair the fob

Entamean 02-17-2013 03:11 AM

Thank you. I will try that. Actually, now when it does it, I tap it with my finger hard and it works. ?!?!


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