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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old May 24th, 2014, 09:25 PM Thread Starter
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Help. Can someone help me swap a Mini Countryman Remote Key Battery?

Hello,

Been scouring the web trying to figure this out.

I have a Countryman 2012 that has the Comfort Access Key. For the life of me, I can't figure out how to pop open the key hatch to replace the battery.

The hatch that people keep talking about is different then the others I have seen in the sense that it has no port push on.

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Advice? Sorry in advance if this has already been asked around here.
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you sure you have comfort access? that looks just like my key and i do not have comfort access

edit ... my key has the same number on the back ...

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those type fobs have a rechargeable battery that get charged when the fob is in the slot,bmw/mini says you have to buy another fob if the battery fails..check this thread http://www.mini2.com/forum/second-ge...ttery-fix.html
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