96 328is key question - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-24-2010, 08:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Car: 1996 BMW 328is
Posts: 4
Photos:
hennebury is on a distinguished road
96 328is key question

i have just bought a e36 and only got a valet key with it the p/o told me its all he had and that he had to replace the ignition in the car this keey however with a little jiggling will lock the driver door and unlock and lock the passenger door there is no line down the middle so it wont work in the trunk or glovebox at all no my question is i can get a key cut in town from that key with the line in it but no chip... so if i put the chip in the steerin colum like glue it on the inside of the plastic housing will the non chip key then work ive read on here but could not find a straight yes or no if it would ....... the guy at the key shop says no it has to be in front of the key circle for the signal to work it only flows one way etc...... so maybe someone who has done this can help me lol thanks
__________________
1996 BMW 328is
hennebury is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-25-2010, 12:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Car: 1996 BMW 328is
Posts: 4
Photos:
hennebury is on a distinguished road
cant edit so....
Hello..... I just bought a e36 and it only came with the valet key. The p/o told me its all he had and that he had to replace the ignition in the car. This key however with a little jiggling will lock the driver door and unlock and lock the passenger door. There is no line down the middle, So it wont work in the trunk or glovebox.... My question is "If I get a key cut in town it will have the line but no chip..... So if I put the chip in the steering colum like glue it on the inside of the plastic housing.... Will the non chip key then work??? I've read on here but could not find a straight yes or no if it would....... The guy at the key shop says "no it has to be in front of the key circle for the signal to work it only flows one way etc......" So maybe someone who has done this can help me

Thanks
__________________
1996 BMW 328is
hennebury is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2010, 09:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
OMFG another one!?
 
witeshark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Miami FL
Car: 89 E30 325i, 2007 Honda
Posts: 14,690
Photos:
witeshark is just really nicewiteshark is just really nicewiteshark is just really nicewiteshark is just really nicewiteshark is just really nice
I'm not sure the chip will work if it's glued to the steering column. But if it is, you'll be risking the security of the car quite a bit.
__________________
BMW

Sig by zeaq
witeshark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 12:24 PM   #4 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Car: 1996 BMW 328is
Posts: 4
Photos:
hennebury is on a distinguished road
I want to buy the UAS keyless entry that is plug and play. It comes with keys that I can get cut but it wont have chips.... If I glue the chip to the inside of the streering colum will the non chip keys work
__________________
1996 BMW 328is
hennebury is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2010, 06:59 PM   #5 (permalink)
n00b
 
Shinobi-Ninja's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: California
Car: 95/BMW/325is
Posts: 31
Photos:
Shinobi-Ninja is on a distinguished road
the key you have puts out a radio frequency that the ecu picks up in order to let the car start you should go to a bmw dealership and see if u can get a replacement one instead of trying to jerry rig the thing up cause then someone can pop the lock cylinder out and jack your car
Shinobi-Ninja is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2010, 07:30 AM   #6 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
denyo77's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Germany
Car: 88 325iT, 88 320i, 92 325iC, 89 190
Posts: 1,940
Photos:
denyo77 is on a distinguished road
Garage
get a replacement key from the dealership. They'r enot that expensive
__________________

denyo77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I need another key for an e39..question though. blowntypes 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 11 10-23-2009 09:10 PM
Remote Key question opfor2 3-Series (E46, E90) 6 12-14-2008 01:36 PM
Key fob question. bmwnothingelse 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 6 02-05-2006 01:41 PM
328is Question lokiloki 3-Series (E36) 20 10-01-2004 09:48 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:49 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.