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  1. New Key Initiaization

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    So here is a bit of a wierd one guys - any and all help appreciated! In my quest for a complete set of keys, ordered a new remote key and valet key for the M5 from the dealer. Was very excited for the new key so went out to do the initialization procedure. At this point I had a working...
  2. Second Key

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Was at the stealer today and was quoted $450 CAD for a second key (car only came with one when i bought it used) I really think i need a second key and may have to shell out the $, but before i do is there REALLY no other way to get this done? They really come pre-programmed to VIN from...
  3. Comfort Access Key Range

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Ever since I bought my '06 beast 5 months ago I've been fighting with the range and keyless start feature of the key fob. I'll start by saying that the first thing I did was to replace the key fob battery. I also have service records from the previous owner that show him reporting the same...
  4. Key problems!! Help

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Ever since NY went into a deep freeze last week, my car is not responding when my key is near the car... even when I get in the car I still have to insert the key to start the car... Does anyone know whats going.. I'm hoping its something simple... THANKS IN ADVANCE
  5. Key Issue

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hey guys, Here's the deal. My car has been sitting at my Dad's house for about a month, and when he tried to open it up today, nothing happened. According to him, he can't get the car to do anything with the key, including opening the door manually. At first, I just figured it was the car...
  6. DIY: New owner need Help!!

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I have had my 03 m5 for a month. Bought it right with 45k miles, salvage title, reason unknown but I know it has had front end damage at some point. I had the car inspected after purchase. Several small issues identified, but good bones. I have repaired everything but one thing including DIY...
  7. key fob/ key battery replacement

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I tried searching this topic but didn't find too much that was useful. Both of my key fobs no longer work (which stopped working right around the same time as my PDC). I looked @ the fuses and none appear to be faulty. Is there a way to to replace the battery in the key fob? I took a screw...
  8. Stuck Ignition Key

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I have a 2000 M5. I cant seem to get the ignition key back to position "0" to remove the key, as it is stuck in position one. I have tried giggling the steering wheel as this tends to have worked in the past, in addition to others in this forum who have had the same issue, but to no avail...