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E86 Z4 Coupe service history - thoughts?

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E86 Z4 Coupe service history - thoughts?

Post by dxh » Fri Nov 25, 2022 12:26 am

j24 wrote: Fri Nov 18, 2022 11:07 pm The Master Locksmith might have the edge
First off, welcome to the Montego Blue club! Secondly, I had my one of my keys re-bodied with the Master Locksmith, prompt service but didn’t come with a BMW badge so I bought one off eBay.
2007 Montego Blue E86 3.0si Sport

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E86 Z4 Coupe service history - thoughts?

Post by j24 » Mon Dec 05, 2022 12:11 pm

dxh wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 12:26 am
j24 wrote: Fri Nov 18, 2022 11:07 pm The Master Locksmith might have the edge
First off, welcome to the Montego Blue club! Secondly, I had my one of my keys re-bodied with the Master Locksmith, prompt service but didn’t come with a BMW badge so I bought one off eBay.
Thank you - definitely a great club to be a part of! Two and a half weeks in and I'm still stealing any opportunity I can get to look at the car :P

So the good news is that I'm pretty sure I've solved the remote central locking issue - looks like it probably was a dead key battery, I sent off one of the keys, and it came back and worked right away once I'd recoded it.

Also pretty pleased with the result. In the end I actually ended up taking a chance on remotefobcentre.com and went for a key repair in a new case:

https://www.remotefobcentre.com/collect ... ond-shaped

Working perfectly so far, and looks pretty close to a genuine BMW key... the logo used is a bit of a different logo, but you have to look pretty hard to notice differences, pretty happy with it:

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Speedy service too, had the key back a couple of days after sending it off! Think I'll be sending the other key off to them soon now that I've got a working one back.
2008 Z4 Coupe 3.0si Sport - Montego Blue

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