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I don't know really ! However before you get that drastic check the fuses. The problem was originally caused by the central lock switch on the center console. I think I will have to take my car to a shop and I will ask to have it scanned using one of the tools you mentioned.

The customer also reported that the passenger side rear view mirror started tilting down when shifting into reverse. I'm hoping some of the BMW experts here will have some knowledge on this problem and some great advice to get me back into my vehicle remotely! After I replaced the fuse, and reinitialized the keys, another fuse went. I hope they gave you the X5 since it has a longer stem, which accounts for the increased distance to the hood insulation so your falsing issue won't return.

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Leave it for about 36 hours - but do monitor the battery to make sure it is not overheating. I was just starting to type the note to say the you should check out with a dealer why the alarm was different for the use of the remote key as The remote control works only opening the trunk, which indicates that it doenst need to be reprogrammed. Something else is a problem.

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  2. In many cases just performing the key sync procedure will fix the problem, but, why did it loose sync in the first place.
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Posting Quick Reply - Please WaitPosting Quick Reply - Please Wait « Previous Thread | Next Thread Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests) Thread I 'invested' $1.99 on a new fuse for fuse #53 and re-locked the car. I thought I had battery problems with my key (the newer key that is charged while driving and the battery is 'not replaceable'). Bmw X5 Remote Key Not Working Next would be a failure of the antenna amplifier <- follow the link for more information.

anyone have any clue Thank you so much boylunching View Public Profile Find all threads started by boylunching Find all posts by boylunching View My Garage Add boylunching to Your Ignore Unfortunately, I tried this a while ago and didn't do anything. Do all of this within 30 seconds. check this link right here now I just tried re-programming the key (insert in ignition, turn to on, remove, press/hold lock while pressing unlock 3 times quickly) with no success.

Does anybody have any other idea's? 1.Unlock vehicle and enter it, close door, switch ignition ON and OFF again, remove ignition key. 2.Press and hold the unlock button, while doing this Bmw Key Not Starting Car It worked fine for about 10 min. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW Anyone know what this is as I would like a spare key that works and don't really want to shell out £90 for a new one.Could be that the key needs

Bmw Remote Key Not Working

Is the microswitch replaceable without replacing the whole lock? olaf2046 136,544 views 6:02 BMW E39 changing the key battery - Part 1 - Duration: 8:48. Bmw E39 Central Locking Fuse Repair Fanatic 138,852 views 15:01 GTA Car Kits - BMW 5 Series (E39) 1997-2003 install of iPhone, Ipod, AUX and MP3 - Duration: 14:00. Bmw 5 Series Remote Key Not Working This is your signal that the key should be programmed.6) Quickly repeat steps 4 & 5 for key #2 etc.

Sign in to report inappropriate content. Repair Fanatic 124,838 views 4:30 BMW E46 Door Lock Barrel Issue P.1 - Key Spins Without Opening Door! - Duration: 6:02. Thanks! The general module looks at the unique identification code to see if it is on the approved list, if it's on the list it takes the last received position in the Bmw Key Not Working 3-series

The new style (diamond shaped) key is charged when in the ignition and turned to at least KLR (ignition position 1) or higher. The early keys have a big fat rubber headed key...and the later models have a harder plastic or "diamond-shaped" key that has a color Roundel button in the center. Note that passwords are case-sensitive. After some trial and error I realized that you do need to pull the key out of the ignition.

The previous owner spilled coffee, drinks, and food over the console damaging the switch. Bmw E39 Key Programming Crossing my fingers it will work!!! A friend of mine picked up a 530i Touring (E39) for about 4.5k a year back.

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I tried replacing the center console locking switch as suggested, no luck. Show more Loading... I would greatly appreciate any ideas/suggestions you may have to solve this problem. My Bmw Remote App Not Working If it keeps beeping then something is wrong with the car and it's not the GM5 module.

I don't know if this second key had ever worked before I bought the car since it was given to me on the same ring as the valet key, but the I do not do battery replacment. It's good you got it fixed BFUK weekday crew Previous Thread | Next Thread Tags for this Thread 1999, 5231, 523i, e39, locking, remote, working View Tag Thanks again MooseheadM5 for helping me.

So I got out, played with the key a little more, still nothing. Still does not work Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter Add this post to your Facebook Profile Add this post to MySpace Stumble this Post! First, let me just say that this only applies to cars that use the following two keys. Its been working fine and I know the procedure by now quite well but figured id share when I saw this post.

Please correct me if I am wrong on any of this stuff, but this sequence just worked for me. Owners Gallery GTboard.com: Discuss other sportscars GTBoard.com: General Sportscars Koenigsegg Forum | koenigseggboard.com Porsche 911 Turbo and Porsche Panamera Forum | panameraboard.com Aston Martin Rapide Forum | rapideboard.com General Forums Bavarian I visited tree different shops and choose the one that seemed to be the best choice. Add to Want to watch this again later?

Also, all the instructions at the bottom must be considered...all keys must be done in the same reprogramming setting and within the time constraints...ONLY the 1st key can be put into After driving it for a week it seems to have given the key the kiss of life and it's back to normal, working remotely as it was before now that it Reply With Quote 10-10-2014,05:48 PM #13 Qsilver7 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Jan 2004 Location (northeast) Indiana Posts 17,439 My Cars 97 740iL & 06 X5 4.4i Originally They tell me that if I do this, the transponder gets re-coded & the old key won't start the car, which sort of defeats the point of the excercise.Anyone been through

This usually means that you need to initialize your remote. still started and manually locked. The best part of this was the advice to check the fuel door. Adam Kelly guest Post Count: 34 Likes Received:0 I recently purchsed an '01 530i and the keyless entry does not work.