2021 BMW X3 — Owner's Manual – Page #76

Posted on 14 Aug, 2020
Model: 2021 BMW X3
Pages: 368

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General information
A Check Control message, refer to page 136, is
Vehicle key recognition by the vehicle may mal‐
function under the following circumstances:
The battery of the vehicle key is discharged.
For replacing the battery, refer to page 75.
Interference of the radio connection from
transmission towers or other equipment with
high transmitting power.
Shielding of the vehicle key due to metal ob‐
Do not transport the vehicle key together with
metal objects.
Interference of the radio connection from mo‐
bile phones or other electronic devices in di‐
rect proximity to the vehicle key.
Do not transport the vehicle key together with
electronic devices.
Interference of radio transmission by a charg‐
ing process of mobile devices, for instance
charging of a mobile phone.
The vehicle key is in direct proximity of the
wireless charging tray.
Place the vehicle key in a different location.
In the case of interference, the vehicle can be
unlocked and locked from the outside with the
integrated key, refer to page 81.
Switching the drive-ready state on
via emergency detection of the
vehicle key
It is not possible to switch on the drive-ready
state if the vehicle key has not been detected.
Proceed as follows in this case:
Hold the back of the vehicle key against the
marked area on the steering column. Pay at‐
tention to the display in the instrument clus‐
2. If the vehicle key is detected:
Switch on drive-ready state within 10 sec‐
If the vehicle key is not recognized, slightly
change the position of the vehicle key and repeat
the procedure.
Frequently Asked Questions
What precautions can be taken to be able to
open a vehicle with an accidentally locked in ve‐
hicle key?
The options provided by the Remote Serv‐
ices of the BMW Connected app include the
ability to lock and unlock a vehicle.
This requires an active BMW Connected‐
Drive contract and the BMW Connected app
must be installed on a smartphone.
Unlocking the vehicle can be requested via
the BMW ConnectedDrive Call Center.
An active BMW ConnectedDrive contract is
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