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  1. General Discussion
    Thought I'd share my experience of DIY key repair and adding a spare key. My R53 came with one key with the common broken rubber and it didn't remote lock/unlock. 1. I bought a cheap replacement fob off ebay. Quality was OK for price and swapping the transponder chip and remote board over was...
  2. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    I am building a standalone key fob charger for a 2009 R56 mini as the car is not driven long enough to charge the fobs. I obtained the ignition start/stop (part 61-35-9-299-332) unit from a junk yard and when I opened the unit there are wireless charger and magnetic reader coils inside. Now I am...
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