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Old 26th February 2024, 16:08   #11
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Contact bigruss on here. hes not that far from you for a drive over to him. He can sort you out and you will find he is a top man at his jobs . Do a search for him and posts will come up where you can click on his post and send him a private message or email.
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Old 27th February 2024, 00:51   #12
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What did the key guy do then? Presumably he removed the EWS to read it and to write a new chip to it and then just fitted the new chip into your existing key fob. Or did he provide you with a new key and fob leaving you with one new working key and one old non working key without a chip.

Regardless of what you wish to do now if you do nothing else then get a digital pic of the blade of the key that you currently have and keep at least 2 separate copies of it. In a way you have been lucky in just losing your one and only chip because losing a one and only key blade puts you in different world of pain which ultimately only BMW in Germany can resolve - unless you go down the fraught route of swapping in bits from other cars. You can pre-empt that happening by keeping a digital pic of a key blade which can be used as a pattern from which some key cutters can cut a replacement.

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