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      01-27-2017, 06:01 PM   #45
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Any chance this will work in 2011 M3?
Yeah, how bout us E9X?
Won't work on a 2014 i8, I doubt it will on yours
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      01-27-2017, 06:03 PM   #46
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Is it just me or are neither of the links on the original post working ?

Edit- nvm. Senior moment.
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Pretty cool key.
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Will this work with the M3/M4?
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Not sure how the ordering process works...I know Tischer requires the VIN. Presumably you can order this from any BMW parts dealer?
Yes, all keys come coded to the vehicle and will only work with said VIN. You are unable to order an uncoded key. You must show drivers license and registration of the vehicle before they parts department will order the key.

(For your information, I have worked for a Center for 7 years...Parts, Sales, Service and Genius)
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Not sure how the ordering process works...I know Tischer requires the VIN. Presumably you can order this from any BMW parts dealer?
Yes, all keys come coded to the vehicle and will only work with said VIN. You are unable to order an uncoded key. You must show drivers license and registration of the vehicle before they parts department will order the key.

(For your information, I have worked for a Center for 7 years...Parts, Sales, Service and Genius)
Alright then Genius what is the answer to the question above your post?
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      01-27-2017, 10:50 PM   #51
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Technically I have the same and better functionality with my cell phone with the app and it was free!

See my cars state of charge, lock and unlock doors, location and a host of other options.

This thing is as big as a game boy! And to have duplicate efforts in my pocket just doesn't make sense.

With comfort access don't ever need to even take the key out!
Yea but it's cool...
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Not sure how the ordering process works...I know Tischer requires the VIN. Presumably you can order this from any BMW parts dealer?
Yes, all keys come coded to the vehicle and will only work with said VIN. You are unable to order an uncoded key. You must show drivers license and registration of the vehicle before they parts department will order the key.

(For your information, I have worked for a Center for 7 years...Parts, Sales, Service and Genius)
If i go to dealer and order this key with VIN of f82. Will they program the key for me? I can feel that they will say they cant do it, it will not work
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Subbed! Would love to have cool key like this work in my F80!
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There is way too much ambiguity going on ITT.
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The new 7 series comes with this key as well.
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Does the comfort access work properly without dealer coding?
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Would love to see if this thing will work on f85
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Won't work on a 2014 i8, I doubt it will on yours
Any explanation why 2014 won't work? Other than assumptions..?

I might go DIY if MY 2014 works but DK is not worth much more euros IMO.
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Won't work on a 2014 i8, I doubt it will on yours
Any explanation why 2014 won't work? Other than assumptions..?

I might go DIY if MY 2014 works but DK is not worth much more euros IMO.
Read the assumption on the first page of this thread.

Im too lazy to copy and paste it, so check first page.
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To the folks inquiring about whether this will work on any BMW outside of i8: the coding is done at BMW before the key is shipped and is specific for the VIN. BMW Dealerships are not going to take the order of this key without the VIN Number matching to an i8. Much like how Canadian Dealerships that do not sell 'i' models refused to order this key for me.
So, unless you can find a way of getting this key and coding it yourself, I don't see how this would work for any other model.

Furthermore, the operating system of this key is hard-coded for an operation of i8, i.e., displaying the Electric Charge / Fuel information, preconditioning and etc. So, unless BMW releases a new o/s wrapper for the key (like they did for 7 Series), the most meaningful information that can be displayed (theoretically) is windows / sunroof closed, doors locked and etc.
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Is it just me or are neither of the links on the original post working ?

Edit- nvm. Senior moment.
I posted the links again. For some odd reason they were getting truncated; although, I think you've figured it out.
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Any explanation why 2014 won't work? Other than assumptions..?

I might go DIY if MY 2014 works but DK is not worth much more euros IMO.
Hey, why don't you check with your BMW Dealership whether you're able to order this part for your MY2014. Call Tischer BMW; with the VIN #, they should be able to tell whether they can code it for you. It might just work given that it is uploading the same information that it does to our non-digital key fobs.
Give them the part number, that should make the conversation easier and less confusing.
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Tischer won't do it. Already asked.
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Tischer won't do it. Already asked.
Is it because they're not a 'i' dealership?
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Is it because they're not a 'i' dealership?
They said it's only available at your local dealer, in person with license and registration for security reasons.
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They said it's only available at your local dealer, in person with license and registration for security reasons.
That makes sense. I wouldn't want to be able to order the key online with photoshopped registration and driver's license.
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