DIY- BMW e46 key fob battery remove/replace

This is how I fixed my key after it wasnt working well lately, it would work only few times and after i went to the dealer they told me I had to buy a new key for 230$...i said...HELL NO! so i found my way around and hopefully i can help you guys save some money too. good luck, be smart, be safe and... BE POLITE WHEN POSTING COMMENTS...thanks

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How to Repair BMW E46 3 Series Remote Key
If your BMW E46 Remote Key is no longer working it could be your battery. The unit is sealed so here is a short video to help you repair it for a fraction of the price of a new key. What you'll need: • Sharp blade/craft knife (be careful!) • Soldering Iron • Sugru (see link below) • New Battery (see link below) - Make sure it's the version with the metal cage already fitted as pictured in the video, also it should cost no more than £10, some Ebay listings are more expensive. Buy Sugru from Amazon - Battery from Ebay (UK) -

How to program / setup a new BMW E46 key fob 330 325
A brief how to on setting up a new BMW key. This was done on a 2001 E46 coupe 330ci. Steps: 1) Insert new key. 2) Turn to the #1 position and back five times. 3) Remove key 4) Press and hold the unlock button on the key 5) While holding the unlock button, press the lock button three times. Once these steps are done, the car should lock and unlock the doors a few times to let you know you were successful. Once this is done, you can start the car and use the key as usual.

BMW SCHLÜSSEL REPARIEREN - Batterie wechseln / BMW Diamond Key Fob Battery Replacement E46 E39 E60
BMW Schlüssel Batteriewechsel und Initialisieren E46 E39 / How To Change The BMW Diamond Key Fob Battery, E46 , E39, E38, E60, E83 X3, E53 X5, E85 Z4, E61 ► Panasonic VL2020 Akku ¹- (PASSENDE BAUFORM) ► Facebook: ► BMW GM5 Reparatur: ► LÖTEN-Tutorial: Heute geht es um die "diamond key" Schlüsselgeneration von BMW. Um die Batterie / Akku zu wechseln muss der Schlüssel aufgeschnitten werden. Oft ist der Akku jedoch nur entladen und muss nur induktiv aufgeladen werden (mittels Zündschloss). Die Initialisierung / Anlernen ("Codieren") des Funkschlüssels wird im Video in der Minute 7:13 gezeigt. Ich übernehme keine Haftung/Verantwortung für eventuell angefallene Schäden. Verwendete Produkte: Panasonic VL2020 Akku - 66 12 2 155 753 BMW Schlüssel-Emblem Falls ihr Fragen, Feedback oder Videoanregungen habt, könnt ihr diese gerne als Kommentar hinterlassen. ¹) Amazon Affiliate Link. Der Kaufpreis bleibt für euch GLEICH. Danke für die Unterstützung!

How to replace BMW Key Battery
Materials needed: Razor blade Glue Battery (see video)