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Repair Key Fob

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The key to my 2008 E61 is buggered - just stopped working, wouldn't open the car or close it.

 

Fortunately, I located the spare and after driving it for 30 mins it was charged enough to work, but I want to get the old key repaired.

 

I saw this video on you tube about how to crack open the sealed key and replace the battery, with a bit of soldering involved. I've ordered a new key shell and rechargeable battery off ebay for a total of £10  and will try to fix the key soon (see links in video for where to buy case and battery).

 

Has anyone here attempted this fix ? and if so any tip or tricks that I should keep in mind ?

 

 

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