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My car keys got wet in a lake and now the aotatoc bleeper

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My car keys got wet in a lake and now the aotatoc bleeper does not work. I have managed to open the door with the key but the alarm keeps going off. How do I switch off the alarm and how can I drive the car. It is a 2007 335 d estate.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 10 months ago.
Do you have a second key?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No. But I have now driven the car using the manual key. The fob does not work at all apart from starting the engine.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I just need to get the fob working. Is there a way the get the battery charged or replaced to get the thing going?
Expert:  Steve replied 10 months ago.

what do you mean by "using the manual key" - do you mean using the blade key to start the car?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  Steve replied 10 months ago.

where are you inserting the metal blade to start the car?

I am not sure what you are describing because you have said that you have both used the manual key and also that The fob does not work at all apart from starting the engine.

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