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Old 07-23-2012, 11:26 AM
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Ignition Key not Found

I get a sporadic alarm while driving that "ignition key not found, car may not be able to be started"


What causes this? Is it the battery in the remote not having sufficiently charged?
Is it an intermittent fault in the ignition wiring?
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Old 07-23-2012, 03:58 PM
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I would replace the battery in the key fob first (I believe most of them are replaceable and can't be recharged)
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Old 07-24-2012, 04:51 AM
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I would replace the battery in the key fob first (I believe most of them are replaceable and can't be recharged)
Here is a good thread for DIY replacement of the battery in the key fob for a car with comfort access.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...hlight=key+fob
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