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Old 12-30-2012, 12:02 AM   #1
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Key Fob problem

Hey guys I searched and couldnt find someone with my similar problem. I have a BMW 325i 2002 with Diamond shaped key. I only have 1 key. Problem is I tried reprogramming it every way possible and no luck. I opened the key and saw the small little orange bar on the board missing. The key appeared to have been opened before. Not sure what that is and I was wondering If i can solder a new orange piece on it or just switch boards? Can anyone shed light on my options?
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Old 12-30-2012, 12:26 AM   #2
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I may not be much help, but I assume the battery was replace by the previous owner. I have a key that needs a new battery and I searched on YouTube and found where a guy replace the battery and I believe he mentioned something about programming they key.
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Old 12-30-2012, 12:36 AM   #3
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I dont think she replaced it because it wasnt soldered on or bent it looked factory. Only thing i noticed was the missing orange piece from the picture^
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I may not be much help, but I assume the battery was replace by the previous owner. I have a key that needs a new battery and I searched on YouTube and found where a guy replace the battery and I believe he mentioned something about programming they key.
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:57 PM   #4
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Old 12-30-2012, 02:20 PM   #5
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Maybe this will work:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=961805
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Old 12-30-2012, 02:31 PM   #6
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Thanks I'll see if I can pick up one of these key fob testers or else I'll have no choice but to buy a new key
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