These procedures for reprogramming keys applies to: 2002-2006 R50 MINI Cooper and R53 Cooper S Hatchback, 2005-2008 R52 MINI Cooper and Cooper S Convertibles. This information was posted in our forum pages. Proceed at your own risk.
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Instructions for programming spare keys on your Gen 1 MINI built on or after 07/2004. This information is provided as a courtesy to our customers. We strongly recommend that you have your MINI dealer program your keys, but if you choose to attempt this procedure, proceed at your own risk. &n
MODEL R50 (Cooper), R52 (Convertible), R53 (Cooper S) from 07/04 production SITUATION Remote control bar codes are no longer supplied with new vehicles CAUSE On vehicles produced 07/2004 and later, a new remote initialization procedure is required. PROCEDURE Initialize remote key as follows: 1...