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Hi socket for ignition key will not hold key in place have

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Hi socket for ignition key will not hold key in place have placed tape round key this now james key in place all works ok thanks ian B M W TOURING auto 2006
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

Can you please clarify what your question is about this?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

The electronic key unit was held in place by to indentashions / groves this grip is not working

Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.
This is a common problem, the key slot itself needs to be replaced. This is very common on 3 series of your vintage, bmw even has a service bulletin out on it.


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

can I see this info also car is 5 series

Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.

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the service bulletin applies to all 3 and 5 series, here is the bulletin: CLICK HERE TO VIEW

 

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