Programming MINI keys: 02-07/04
MODELR50 (Cooper), R52 (Convertible), R53 (Cooper S) from 07/04 production
Remote control bar codes are no longer supplied with new vehicles
On vehicles produced 07/2004 and later, a new remote initialization procedure is required.
Initialize remote key as follows:
1.) Close all doors
2.) Switch the ignition switch to KL-R (first turn), switch back off within 5 seconds and remove the key
3.) Within 30 seconds, press and hold the unlock button and at the same time, press and release the lock button (3) times. (Must be completed within 10 seconds)
4.) Release both buttons. The doors will lock/unlock to signal a successful initialization.
5.) If additional keys need to be initialized, repeat steps 3-4 within 30 seconds
6.) Switching the ignition to KL-R completes the initialization