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Hi Ive got a 2003 X5 and the remote key wont link up. So

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Hi I've got a 2003 X5 and the remote key won't link up.
So I purchased a new key from BMW and the tech couldn't link the new key.
The central locking works correctly
Where do I look next ???
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.

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most likely the remote receiver is faulty, it needs to be tested with a BMW scan tool.

if not the receiver,, it could be a body control module failure as well.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Where is the receiver ?
Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.

in the tailgate / rear window.

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