BMW Key Programming

  • Our services
  • Types of vehicle keys that need programming
  • How long does it take to program a key to your vehicle?
  • Can you program a vehicle key by yourself?
  • How much does it cost to code a key to a vehicle?

Our services:

– BMW E series new key + programming.
– BMW F series new key + programming.
– Emergency door open if all keys are lost.
– Adding keys for F and E series BMWs when all keys are lost.
– Old style E series Diamond style BMW keys conversion to Newer F series style keys.

    – F series style key conversion to G series style key conversion

    Types of car keys that need programming

    Since 1995 vehicles are legally required to have an immobilizer system. This requires a transponder key with an electronic chip. The car only starts if the ignition receives the correct code when the key is turned.

    – Car key with remote fob ( remote keys ) provide keyless entry to the vehicle.
    – Car key with integrated transponder chip ( transponder key ) cars built after 1995.
    – Flip type keys + key cards.

    How long does it take to program a key to your car?

    Some auto locksmiths will be able to cut and code a ‘cloned key’ in minutes. The vehicle itself may have to be present, to ‘read’ some information from a key ‘working’ in the ignition. Some keys cannot be ‘cloned’ and may need a diagnostic machine to complete the process. Also, some vehicles MAY require a ‘Dealer login’ code or PIN before the programming software will allow the diagnostics-machine to access the vehicle. Some procedures can take hours.

  • Can you program a car key by yourself?
  • In general NO, very few can be done without vehicle diagnostics and special hardware. The internet may say otherwise, but there are variations from brand to brand.

  • How much does it cost to code a key to a vehicle?
  • The price to code a vehicle key to a vehicle all depends on your vehicle make, model and year, this makes a big difference to the cost. Some vehicle keys to program can cost from 80€ to over 200€ for other vehicle models.

    The price to program a car key is usually so high because the software used can cost over 20,000€.

    If you need BMW key programming services, please contact us!

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