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Cannot open my 1996 bmw 318ti using key flob, even though i've

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cannot open my 1996 bmw 318ti using key flob, even though i've changed it's batteries. was working fine last night, but wouldn't work this morning
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
Does the locking button in the car work?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
If you mean the locking button on the doors, then yes. Also can unlock and lock car with the key but alarm actuates
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
sorry for the delay, is it a factory BMW remote/alarm?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Steve all sorted. Put key in ignition turned it to first position whilst pressing open/lock button on remote for 15seconds then withdrew key waiting 5 seconds and all reset and working
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
great glad to hear it is sorted. I was going to propose that re-sync but needed to know if it was a BMW factory remote or not.
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