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Bit of key dilemma…

Post by Wildfire » Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:29 pm

Ok, so I’ve lost the key to my Z4C.

I have the spare, but the battery has had it. Luckily the car is unlocked and starts.

But what do I do?

I’ll need to buy a new key and have it cut, but what about programming as the old one doesn’t work..

Any suggestions Z4 Forum?

I’m in Surrey if anyone knows of anyone who can help.
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Bit of key dilemma…

Post by paddy wright » Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:33 pm

The old key may recharge with use in the car. If not you could try a tooth brush charger as they have been known to revive a key.
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Post by raymond.harper » Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:47 pm

You could try this company for a replacement key https://www.carkeyssolutions.co.uk/spare-car-keys-fbpc/

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Bit of key dilemma…

Post by enuff_zed » Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:49 pm

Speak to The Master Locksmith about getting a new battery in your remaining key. When I had one done it came back and worked without any need for pairing.
Then you can look at getting another to match it.
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Bit of key dilemma…

Post by Wildfire » Sat Feb 10, 2024 9:07 pm

paddy wright wrote: Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:33 pm The old key may recharge with use in the car. If not you could try a tooth brush charger as they have been known to revive a key.
Sadly the toothbrush charger did it once and then it died.
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Post by Wildfire » Sat Feb 10, 2024 9:32 pm

raymond.harper wrote: Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:47 pm You could try this company for a replacement key https://www.carkeyssolutions.co.uk/spare-car-keys-fbpc/
Have you used them before?
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Post by raymond.harper » Sat Feb 10, 2024 11:32 pm

Wildfire wrote: Sat Feb 10, 2024 9:32 pm
raymond.harper wrote: Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:47 pm You could try this company for a replacement key https://www.carkeyssolutions.co.uk/spare-car-keys-fbpc/
Have you used them before?
No, but they cover Surrey and will give you a quote.

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Post by Wildfire » Mon Feb 12, 2024 12:39 pm

Ok, update. Main key found. Master locksmith from my other thread contacted about replacing the battery in the spare.

Cheers all
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Bit of key dilemma…

Post by raymond.harper » Mon Feb 12, 2024 12:43 pm

Glad you got it sorted. Get one of these key tracker tags.

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Bit of key dilemma…

Post by buzyg » Mon Feb 12, 2024 1:14 pm

The Master locksmiths are very good. https://www.themasterlocksmith.com/
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