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  1. Charging key fobs

    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...
  2. Key FOB 2008 & ABS

    First Generation MINI Convertible
    It seems the 2008 Convertible is a bit of a mishmash of design ideas. If I want to do an OB check all 2008 Minis are OK EXCEPT the convertible which is not listed on some software such as bimmer etc. The same goes for the Key FOB. Mine wont recharge for more than a few hits after 3 hr drive...
  3. 2009 r56, key in, no ignition, help plz

    Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Evenin all, I've searched the forum's and can't find the bit I need help with, Worked fine, all of a sudden after being sat few weeks. Locks and unlocks, put key in dash and nothing, DEAD, doesn't release steering lock, had battery on charge, even had jump leads on it from my other car as...
  4. Faulty Key Fob

    MINI Clubman
    Hi, Wondering if anyone can help me, let me know if they too have had this issue or maybe a resolution? I recently bought a mini clubman 2016. I've had it for 3 weeks and have changed the battery for the key 4 times already! The first time I changed it the battery lasted 5/6 days and every...
  5. 2011 Mini Cooper Key not unlocking doors

    Second Generation MINI Cooper
    Hello, Just bought a new mini 2011 Plate - the keys do not unlock the doors electronically and I have to use the key manually. The key however does start the car. The batteries have been replaced and still no luck Anyone have any idea of what it could be? The key is the round one which...