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Old 11-29-2012, 03:40 PM   #7
Mr. Canoehead
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Location: Calgary, Too far to the mountains and too cold
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Originally Posted by MJS View Post
The dealer doesn't "cut" the key. They order it from BMW with the chip already programed to your VIN. My dealer wants / needs to see the registration or the bike prior to placing the order.
Be glad it isn't a Volvo. I lost my key/fob for my wife's car. $500 and two visits later, it was replaced/reprogrammed by the stealer. I chased every viable option - there are none. At least on my Ford, you can program the keys yourself!

I know that the insurance companies insist on them but chipped keys on motorcycles are a PITA!
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