Q: I have some car keys for my 2016 BMW 585, but one was used infrequently. How to disable it?
A: It’s easy to do that. Here share the method to disable BMW key with CGDI Prog BMW MSV80.
Here you go.
Car: 2016 BMW 585
- Key3 (No sticker on the back) – can lock and unlock.
- Key1 (with sticker on the back) – also can lock and unlock.
Device: CGDI prog BMW, PC
Guides to disable car key with CGDI Prog BMW
Note: Before disable the car key, please test whether two car keys can work normally or not.
Step 1: Connect to CGDI prog BMW
Turn on the ignition switch on
Connect CGDI prog BMW to the car via OBD
Connect CGDI prog BMW with PC via USB cable
Step 2: Disable car key
Open CGDI BMW software
Select BMW Enable/Disable Key -> Display key information
Prompt “Please put the key vertically in the key induction areas of the direction column”
Put the key3 in induction area
Read data successfully
Select Key1 -> Disable the key
According to the prompt, put the Key1 vertically in the key induction areas of the direction column
Disable key successfully
Step 3: Test two keys
Use two keys to lock/ unlock
Key3 can work normally
Key1 cannot work