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      09-19-2012, 09:34 PM   #1
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Integrated key smells bad?

I have always wondered why the integrated key always smells bad and has some sort of yellow grease on it, does anyone else notice this or is it just me?
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I have always wondered why the integrated key always smells bad and has some sort of yellow grease on it, does anyone else notice this or is it just me?
everyone has that, i know it smells so bad
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      09-19-2012, 09:43 PM   #3
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weird
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watch where you are sticking it!
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my bad haha
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I know! Weird.
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      09-19-2012, 09:52 PM   #7
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Yeah it smells like a musty old army surplus store.
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what the hell are you all talking about?

That fob thing in the glove box?

I never knew what the function of that was.
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what the hell are you all talking about?

That fob thing in the glove box?

I never knew what the function of that was.
hes talking about the metal key you pull out in the fob
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clean it very well, and then never use the integrated key
if you do... CLEAN IT AGAIN
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Eww. Reminds me of earwax
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For the longest time I thought it was chaw from the previous owner since the interior REEKED of tobacco when I first got it. Interesting.
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My 08 E90 and 11 E90 had a waxy yellow grease on it too. My 2012 335is FOB does not have any of the grease nor smells bad, it is squeaky clean. weird....
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Don't pick your crack with it. Usually eliminates the issue.
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Maybe they fixed it?
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My 08 E90 and 11 E90 had a waxy yellow grease on it too. My 2012 335is FOB does not have any of the grease nor smells bad, it is squeaky clean. weird....
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Smelling keys has never crossed my mind....
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Don't pick your crack with it. Usually eliminates the issue.
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i always wondered why they put that grease on it. my 2nd key doesnt have it.
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i always wondered why they put that grease on it.
prolly cause the metal key is enclosed and prone to rust?
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Smelling keys has never crossed my mind....
+1 I have never noticed because I dont smell my keys lol
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+1 I have never noticed because I dont smell my keys lol
Boys....so weird.
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