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  1. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    After 11 years of usage the key remote that I primarily used finally died. I switched to the second key remote (which was discharged) and everything worked fine for a few months. Yesterday I tried to lock the car and the key remote would not do it. I had to use the enclosed key. However, the...
  2. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    I have a 2013 335i that will not detect the key fob, I replaced the battery in the key and it worked for about an hour, drove it to dinner and then when I left the restaurant it stopped worked. I Used the blade key to get in the car which sets off the alarm and then held it to steering column...
  3. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    2016 BMW X3 xDrive28d has TPM flashing, climate control panel losing power/flashing, climate control turning on/off with it, and replace key battery warning. Searched BimmerFest with no luck. All three of these issues started same day and have not corrected after numerous drives. Any assistance...
  4. Do-It-Yourself H.Q.
    If you have the diamond shaped key and it’s not unlocking or locking the car you may need to replace the internal battery. It normally charges as you drive the car but if the battery is worn out it won’t hold the charge as well. Here is a video showing you how to complete.
  5. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    I just bought a 2011 bmw 550i, the ac in the car worked fine on the drive home but when I parked it the next day didn’t work. I checked the charge and it was full, that’s problem number one. Number two my key fob won’t work. I changed the batteries in both key fobs and they will not unlock or...
  6. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I bought an E46 with batteries dead in all 3 keys and within few days before I had time to replace the key batteries my door lock cylinder broke and I can't get into the car. Now replacing the key batteries won't help me because I can't pair them with the car, right? I have found this video...
  7. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Today I bought a new battery for my key fob(325i 2007), it was working just fine except for the lock /unlock doors, I could start the car before replacing the key battery After the replacement, the lock /unlock is working as it should but when I insert the key into the slot nothing happens, no...
  8. BMW i3 I01 (2014 - 2020)
    My car prompted me to replace the battery in my key fob. I'm complied with the order. I'm confident that the battery is installed correctly. The battery is new from Lowes. Nonetheless, I'm still getting the error message. So I tried using my husband's key fob. I get the same message. This is...
  9. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi, I have searched on the internet but can't find information about my problem. I have a BMW 525i 2006 e60. I only have one key (old "diamond key") and its now having some kind of a problem : 1- Earlier this week I got the message "remote control don't turn off engine" with a logo key. I was...
  10. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I'm brand new so forgive me if this is a stupid question. Just bought an old BMW second hand (325i 2003). I drove it home yesterday and it was fine. The stereo and power locks wouldn't work so I replaced the fuses. Success both worked, but after getting out of the car with doors locked, the key...
  11. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    My key remote stopped working and I opened it up to try to replace the battery. The problem is I can’t remove the old battery using a razor or small pliers. The battery is soldered to the electronic board. How do I remove the old battery?
  12. F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017)
    Hey folks, just as an FYI. When it comes time to replace your key fob battery it takes a CR2450. Just pull out the mechanical key and the back panel pops out quite easily using the tabs. I just slid a toothpick under the left side (looking at the back panel with the "fat" end near you) until...
  13. E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    Anyone knows how to replace the battery in the key? The lock/unlock has stopped working.
  14. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Short version: My 2011 535i recently went out of warranty. Car warns us to change the remote control battery whenever my wife's key is in range of the car. We buy a new battery at a battery store and I install it. Car still giving the warning. I checked the battery output just to see if the...
  15. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I have this 2007 335i (with comfort access) since 2009 and I was using the same key since then. For about 6 months ago, I have experenced that the batteries start dying quicker and quicker. First I thought the batteries I bought were sit on the shelf too long. So I tried buying new battery at...
  16. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi all, First time poster here! I've read some of the other forums on similar problems but haven't been able to find the answer. I got a new new fob for my 2008 BMW 320d coupe m-sport. It worked fine for a couple of weeks but then the remote door lock / unlock stopped working. I can still get...
  17. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    New to this forum but not new to forums According to many previous posts about this issue i am MOST suspect my problem is the ignition switch but also the key and or security system. Here goes, I just bought a 1998 528I automatic that seems dead in the water. Symptoms are as follows Key...
  18. F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017)
    Hi, I was driving my 550 and pressing the gas down to see the speed. As my speed was increasing, nothing crazy, I think 105-110 a symbol popped up stating "LIMIT". The symbol popped up near my dials. Does anyone know what this means? Also, I have key less entry and all that go stuff. I don't...
  19. BMW Coding and Programming
    hello everyone, my issue started when my original key stopped locking or unlocking my car now it only starts the car i, because im guessing the battery is dead on it so I bought a new virgin uncut original key from ebay i took it and got it cut , then took the key to my mechanic so he can try...
  20. Do-It-Yourself H.Q.
    Hello every body . Im in need of some help please, it all started when my original key stopped locking and unlocking the car it only starts it , because im guessing the battery is dead on it so I bought a new virgin uncut original key from ebay i took it and got it cut , then took the key to my...
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