BMW Key Replacement

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4.9 Avg 1596 Reviews
Kam
Helped me out today and repaired my ingintion barrel and key fob repair and the price is reasonable when compared to main dealers and other audi experts. The added bonus they come to you and carry the parts.😊
Mrs Linda Rooney
I upgraded from what I originally quoted, and the engineer was very polite and helpful. Keys cut and I tested them to make sure they were working....perfect The whole job was completed quickly and efficiently Very pleased with your company, and would definitely recommend you.g
Edward
Very well pleased came when they said and done very difficult job as one fool had already stuck a probe in it Excellent work
Mr. Calyton Chettiar
Excellent on-time professional service. They responded immediately after receiving my inquiry. The technician was professional and courteous and arrived on time and completed the work as quickly as possible. Well done, I will recommend them anytime.
Narendra
I needed a key for Ford Fiesta. Having read reviews, I contacted them. A technician called at home but after spending over two hours could not get it programmed. They promised to send another technician with different instrument the next day. He came as promised and got it sorted. We had an error message afterwards and on contacting them I was asked to take the car to their workshop as it could not be sorted with home visit. Again, they sorted as promised.Overall, I was very pleased with their service. Each time they turned up when promised, kept in touch and sorted any problems without hesitation. Very professional outlook, very polite and informative. At less than half the cost at main dealer, I would certainly use them again but hope never to have to.
Steven Cuthill
I thought getting a spare car key for a modern car would be very difficult. So I contacted car key solutions and it was done the same day. Communication was excellent and the mobile technician was very knowledgeable and friendly. Definitely would recommend them.
MARISYA
Our car key broke away from its casing on Saturday. We managed to get another key cut, but it would only open the drivers door & to start the car. We decided that we needed TWO working keys & fobs so, we looked on line & came up with "Car key solutions" - very polite on the phone, explained our options & costs, the best part was that they could come TODAY and sort us out. The gentleman came in a fully-equipped clean & tidy van; sorted out our old key and prepared a new key very quickly, tidily, efficiently, politely. He was brilliant!!! I have actually added the Company's name & numbers to my phone, and will happily recommend the Company to anyone having Car Key Problems!# THANK YOU!!! EXCELLENT!!!
Anonymous
Job done quickly and thoroughly and a great price.
Paula C
Wonderful service, called me back within 5 mins with quote and the techician was with me within 15 mins. I never realised replacing my lost key would be so easy!
Paul Bailey
Fantastic first class service. Easy to book an appointment and the technician was on time. The new key works better than the original. No hidden extra costs. A breath of fresh air a company doing what it says it’s going to do. Thanks.
Nick Wilson
I have to say this is quite possibly one of the best services I have ever used. Fast, efficient, fixed the problem and the engineer was professional, nice, and courteous. Would definitely use again and recommend to anyone else.
Martin Aldred
An excellent prompt service! The gentleman provided a spare key for two cars in an hour. Everyone I dealt with was very polite and helpful. Would happier recommend this company to anyone!
Mr Luciano
These guys are awesome they got me a new car key and also replaced my locks all for £ 410 the key was done like in 10-15 mins but the door locks on my bmw took a bit time as it was a big job but he was brilliant and his done a clean job and tested the key at the end and it's perfect so guys I definitely recommend car key solutions .
Mr Tiberiu Tibireac
Very reliable service, professional and friendly engineer. I would recommend you for sure. Thanks for your help!
Mr Garry Maitland
Got to me very quickly and sorted out the problems
Mr Ashley
I need a new key for my van. I called car key solutions and within two hours the man was on my drive making me a new key. They were polite friendly and very efficient. I couldn’t recommend them highly enough.
Mr Bled
Vary good job he done
JOHN STAPELSTONE
I now understand why you get good reviews. Excellent service with a charming and polite mechanic
Abdul
Fast, professional and convenient. It's a no brainer to use these fellas: Main-Stealer/Dealer £254 + 5 days waiting, CAR KEY SOLUTIONS £169 + within ONE hour + 12 months guarantee AND at my home! Though they are low cost, they certainly DON'T compromise on QUALITY of product. Very rare to find honest and trustworthy people. Would give 7 STARS if possible. In case I'm not clear, highly recommended!
Leon Jones
Good service all round
Tracy Summers
Excellent service - start to finish. The engineer, Sebastian, was superb. He turned up on time - in fact was early but called to ask if this was OK, it suited me perfectly, he was extremely polite, professional and knowledgeable, with a wicked sense of humour! He fixed my old key as well - the remote had stopped working - so I now have this as a spare. Before he left, he explained everything for me and tested everything fully.
MRS AISHA BROWN
Service was amazing from start to finish. Nick the call handler that booked me in was friendly and helpful. He accommodated us at Short notice even during a busy period for the company.Engineer arrived with perfect timing, he was lovely, friendly and informative. Got the job done within 20/30 min.Excellent value for money!I highly recommend this company.
Anonymous
Very happy with the service. They are responsive and very fast in delivery. They do more than I would expect.
Sig Transport LTD
Very good/super quick service! High recommended! Thank you very much!!!
Anonymous
Excellent !!!. E Mail booking very fast and efficient. Technician arrived on time and very efficient. Highly recommended and at a very reasonable price considering the time it took to do, and the distance travelled. Many thanks to the technician who carried out the repair in the rain very polite and courteous. Not many company's can provide this level of service nowadays.
Anonymous
Arrived early to appointment and repaired as best as po
Anonymous
A lovely man, very polite. Made a new car key for a Renault. No hastle or stress. Good experience, Thank you.
Mr Stuard
Thank so much for your prompt response and the mechanic was a nice and efficient man who talked me through everything of my repair
Wendy Pallatt
Both key fobs for my car had broken, and was unable to lock my car. I phoned Car Key Solutions on the Sunday and they came out today and within 30 mins both keys done. A little pricey, but if I had purchased online and then had to have them reprogrammed, there wouldn't have been a lot of difference. Very good service. THank you
Mr Collin Caines
Brilliant service. Michael the engineer who came to sort my problem was extremely good at his job, very polite and personable. If he represents what your company offers then I happily recommend your company. Very happy customer.
Mr NEIL MACKAY
Excellent. Arrived on time and very efficient.
MS Kawther Abbasheikh
Technician came very quickly and was absolutely lovely, provided a great service.
Mr George Abbott
Engineer arrived at agreed time less than 2 hours after booking. Key was cut, programmed and demonstrated fully functional in 45 mins. Engineer was polite and professional. Very pleased with the service provided by Car Key Solutions.
Anonymous
Super fast service. My old & warnout black remote key fob for my 2004 Mercedes E class estate stopped working when i purchased a new case off ebay and swapped the parts. Called Mercedes dealer who said it would take over a week to replace. I then called Carkeysolutions. They sent an engineer the same evening who made a new chromed key fob and emergency key, within an hour. They were polite, fast & efficient. Great service and cheaper than the dealer.
Efeim Etycy
5 star. Thenks a lot.
Andrew Lee
Contacted Wednesday pm & job booked in for Thursday 11:00 - 13:00. Complete by half eleven. Brilliant service, polite and knowledgable technician. Will recommend.
Anonymous
From making the appointment, to have the technicial turning up, very efficent and easy. Thank you!
Paul Kouassi
Very professional On time as ingenier was on time Job done quickly Ingenier made sure I understood what was done Gave me the necessary information. Happy about the job and the ingenier
Allan
A fantastic service from this company. Professional technician arrived early and in no time I had spare key!
Ms Shamini Sathiyathasan
I must say the service was outstanding, from the first call to driving my car home. The.mobile technicians knew what he was doing. I was so lost without a car with 3 kids. My issue was resolved and so far no trouble only brought car home today.

A broken or lost BMW car key can be a huge inconvenience, but with Car Keys Solutions, you will find that our exceptional mobile BMW car key replacement service can solve any issues that you are faced with. Whether your key has broken in the ignition, or you’ve lost your car key, our trained and experienced technicians will be with you in under an hour to ensure that you’re back on the road in no time at all!

Which BMW Car Key Do You Own?

Over the years, BMW have developed and used several types of remote keys. No matter what make or model of BMW you own, our highly qualified technicians will be with you in under an hour to provide you with a new BMW car key. If your key is stuck in the ignition, our unparalleled mobile service will have the latest equipment to safely remove it, and provide you with a new one. While you may be tempted to call your dealer, this is a long-winded, and often highly expensive way to have your BMW car keys replaced. Our mobile service is unparalleled in responsiveness and cost, and we can also guarantee that we will carry out our BMW car key replacement on the spot, while you wait.

What Do You Need To Know About BMW Car Keys?

  • BMW cars manufactured after 1995 are equipped with an immobiliser unit, meaning the car cannot be switched on unless it recognises the correctly programmed transponder chip.
  • BMWs are known to have a few manufacturer nuances with the transponder chip that is programmed in the key fob. Our specialist technicians can fix this in no time.
  • We urge all of our customers to get a second spare key cut & programmed in case their existing key is damaged or lost, in order to save them time and money in the long run.
  • The transponder chip in BMW car keys is a type of security measure, which helps to prevent your car from being broken into and stolen through a copy of your key.
  • Taking your BMW car keys to a dealer to be replaced is more expensive and time consuming, as you may need to arrange your car to be towed. At Car Key Solutions, we will replace your key on the spot, while you wait.
  • From the early days, until the F-series models, most BMW vehicles were central locking remote operated, and these were sealed for the battery to recharge for just using the key. When the battery fails, a replacement key is required as the key is not serviceable. Here at Car Keys Solutions, we can provide you with a solution.

What BMW Car Key Services Do We Provide?

Lost Or Broken BMW Car Key Replacement

If you have lost or broken your BMW car keys, and you’re in need of replacement, then we can provide you with a brand new set in minutes, while you wait. No need to worry about towing your car to a dealer, or having to wait 10 working days to get back on the road again. We will come to you, as soon as you need us.  

Car Key Duplication

If you have bought your BMW second hand, or for some other reason, you only have one key to start the engine and you need a spare, we can carry out quick and efficient car key duplication. It’s always more effective to have a duplicate of your BMW car key, in case one of them gets broken or lost in the future.  

Car Key Programming

If you have a BMW model that was manufactured after 1995, then your BMW car keys will have a transponder chip. Sometimes, this can become de-synchronised, and will need expert, diagnostic equipment to get it working again. We can carry out this service, right where you are.  

Car Opening

If you’ve looked your keys inside your car, and need urgent access, we can provide you with a locksmith who can break into your car and retrieve them, without leaving a scratch.  

Car Key Repair

If your key has snapped, cracked or chipped, you may find that we can repair it rather than totally replace the set. Whether your key has become too worn to function property or it has a scratch that needs fixing, our technicians can repair it onsite.  

Car Lock Repair/Ignition Barrel Repair

You may find yourself having problems with your door lock or ignition barrel, which may need fixing. Our technicians use the latest equipment to effectively repair car locks and ignition barrels, at a lower cost than most garages.

How Do BMW Car Keys Work?

Since 1995, all BMW car keys have been fitted with a transponder chip, which will only allow the car to drive when the right chip is programmed to a specific car. Inside the car, an immobiliser system will help to recognize it and allow the engine to be switched on. If the chip is not recognized by the immobiliser system, the key or fob will not work, and the fuel to the car’s engine will be cut off to stop the car from moving. This type of technology is a security measure which helps to prevent your car from being broken into and stolen by simply copying your car key. However, technology makes the BMW car key replacement more expensive and a time consuming task. When you head to a BMW dealership. Not only will you need to arrange for your car to be taken to the dealership before they can begin the replacement service, you will have to wait for up to 10 working days for the new BMW car key to be ordered, cut and supplied. In some cases, the dealership may recommend that the locking system is changed, but this can be extremely costly. Here at Car Keys Solutions, we provide a mobile service, which means that you don’t have to tow your car to us – we can come straight to you no matter where you are. When it comes to taking your BMW car to a dealer, you will have to consider the price of towing your car, possibly twice for the order and for the synchronisation of the transponder chip. But with Car Keys Solutions, you don’t have to worry about that. We offer a fast, convenient and on the spot BMW car key replacement service saving you both time and money.

Which BMW Models’ Car Keys Do We Repair?

BMW 1 SERIES

In order to carry out the transponder chip programming in your BMW 1 Series vehicle, it is important that you have one working key and one key that needs programming. Then, there are a few steps that you will need to follow in order to program the car key correctly.   Step 1 Get in the car and lock all doors. Step 2 Turn on the ignition and then turn it off quickly within five seconds. Step 3 Remove the first key within thirty seconds. Step 4 Hold the key up so it is closer to the remote receiver antenna. Step 5 Hold down the unlock button and press the lock button three times. Release the unlock button and the doors lock confirming the operation. Step 6 Quickly repeat steps four and five for key number two.  

BMW 3 Series

This saloon is a popular car for business use and for families, meaning if your transponder chip becomes desynchronised, it can cause a huge interruption to your day. If you need your key programmed, there are a few steps that need to be followed: Step 1 Get in the car and lock all doors. Step 2 Turn on the ignition and then turn it off quickly within five seconds. Step 3 Remove the first key within thirty seconds. Step 4 Hold the key up so it is closer to the remote receiver antenna. Step 5 Hold down the unlock button and press the lock button three times. Release the unlock button and the doors lock confirming the operation. Step 6 Quickly repeat steps four and five for key number two.  

BMW 5 Series

These luxury, executive cars are one of the most popular BMWs, suitable for a huge range of purposes. Getting your key programmed is simple if you follow these steps: Step 1 Get in the car and lock all doors. Step 2 Turn on the ignition and then turn it off quickly within five seconds. Step 3 Remove the first key within thirty seconds. Step 4 Hold the key up so it is closer to the remote receiver antenna. Step 5 Hold down the unlock button and press the lock button three times. Release the unlock button and the doors lock confirming the operation. Step 6 Quickly repeat steps four and five for key number two.  

BMW 7 Series

This luxury saloon car is one of the most exclusive model that BMW have ever produced. Because of this, if you’re struggling with a key that needs to be programmed, it is important that you follow these steps closely in order to re-programme the key with the help of Car Keys Solutions. Step 1 Get in the car and lock all doors. Step 2 Turn on the ignition and then turn it off quickly within five seconds. Step 3 Remove the first key within thirty seconds. Step 4 Hold the key up so it is closer to the remote receiver antenna. Step 5 Hold down the unlock button and press the lock button three times. Release the unlock button and the doors lock confirming the operation. Step 6 Quickly repeat steps four and five for key number two.  

BMW 8 Series

Recognised as being a ‘spy car’ the 8-series coupes is a flagship of the brand. If you have a BMW 8 Series that was produced before 1995, then your key will not need to be programmed. If however, you have a car manufactured after that time, then your key will need to be programmed with these simple steps: Step 1 Get in the car and lock all doors. Step 2 Turn on the ignition and then turn it off quickly within five seconds. Step 3 Remove the first key within thirty seconds. Step 4 Hold the key up so it is closer to the remote receiver antenna. Step 5 Hold down the unlock button and press the lock button three times. Release the unlock button and the doors lock confirming the operation. Step 6 Quickly repeat steps four and five for key number two.  

BMW 6 Series

Programming the BMW 6 Series key follows a different process when compared to many of the other cars that BMW have produced. Step 1 During programming of the transponder chip, turn the ignition to position one and then turn it back off in five seconds. Step 2 Then remove the key from ignition, press and hold the unlock button for fifteen seconds. Step 3 Remember to press the key lock button three times within five seconds. Step 4 Then release both buttons. Step 5 The car doors will then lock and unlock to show the right procedure during programming has taken place.  

BMW Z3 Series

This car was the first mass-produced roadster for BMW, and with some exciting top speeds and excellent fuel efficient, the Z3 is a very popular car. This car is programmed in a similar way to the BMW 6 Series. Step 1 During programming of the transponder chip, turn the ignition to position one and then turn it back off in five seconds. Step 2 Then remove the key from ignition, press and hold the unlock button for fifteen seconds. Step 3 Remember to press the key lock button three times within five seconds. Step 4 Then release both buttons. Step 5 The car doors will then lock and unlock to show the right procedure during programming has taken place.  

BMW Z4 Series

This rear-wheeled sports car offers driving enthusiasts a fantastic drive, whether a coupe or roadster. To programme the key for the Z4 Series, it is important that you follow these simple steps: Step 1 During programming of the transponder chip, turn the ignition to position one and then turn it back off in five seconds. Step 2 Then remove the key from ignition, press and hold the unlock button for fifteen seconds. Step 3 Remember to press the key lock button three times within five seconds. Step 4 Then release both buttons. Step 5 The car doors will then lock and unlock to show the right procedure during programming has taken place.  

BMW X3 Series

This luxury, compact crossover SUV is one of the most popular, luxury 4 wheel drive cars on the market. Programming the key correctly and here at Car Keys Solutions, we can provide you with a number of steps to help. Step 1 During programming of the transponder chip, turn the ignition to position one and then turn it back off in five seconds. Step 2 Then remove the key from ignition, press and hold the unlock button for fifteen seconds. Step 3 Remember to press the key lock button three times within five seconds. Step 4 Then release both buttons. Step 5 The car doors will then lock and unlock to show the right procedure during programming has taken place.  

BMW X6 Series

This luxury cross-over vehicle is a popular addition to the mid-size car market for BMW. Make sure you programme the key correctly, with the help of Car Keys Solutions. Step 1 During programming of the transponder chip, turn the ignition to position one and then turn it back off in five seconds. Step 2 Then remove the key from ignition, press and hold the unlock button for fifteen seconds. Step 3 Remember to press the key lock button three times within five seconds. Step 4 Then release both buttons. Step 5 The car doors will then lock and unlock to show the right procedure during programming has taken place.

What If I Need A Replacement BMW Car Key?

All you have to do to get a replacement BMW car key is give us a call. Our emergency team will aim to be with you within an hour, depending on your location. As soon as you call, a qualified technician specialising in replacing BMW car keys and FOBs will be dispatched to you. We never compromise on quality, and so all of our vans and technicians will carry the latest diagnostic equipment on-board. We will carry out any work on your vehicle to the highest possible standard, and will not leave a scratch. If your vehicle was manufactured after 1995, then you will have an electronic immobiliser in your car. Our technicians will need to obtain the electronic immobiliser’s data by removing the electronic control unit, which they will do quickly and efficiently, without damaging your car. Once this is done, they will cut a new key blade using the hi-tech, expert equipment that is already located in our vans, and will program your new key to your specific car.

What BMW Car Keys Services Do You Require?

Technology makes the BMW key replacement a more expensive and a time consuming task. When you head to a BMW dealership, not only will you need to arrange for your car to be taken to the dealership before they can begin the replacement service, you will have to wait for up to 10 working days for the new BMW car key to be ordered, cut and supplied. In some cases, the dealership may recommend that the locking system is changed, but this can be extremely costly. Here at Car Keys Solutions, we pride ourselves on getting you back on the road as quickly as possible, while providing you with a much cheaper and more hassle free service than you would receive at a dealership. Forget having to tow your vehicle to the nearest BMW dealer, with Car Keys Solutions, we will come straight to you, whenever you need us. No matter what BMW car keys services you require, you can be sure that we will provide you with everything you need, no matter where your car is located. If you want to find out more about the emergency BMW car key replacement service that we provide, or you want to talk to a BMW car keys specialist to provide you with a replacement for your broken or lost car key, contact us today.