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  1. DIY: E46 Retrofit Infrared to Radio Frequency remote control

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    My E46 was imported from Japan and came with the infamous 2-button Infrared (IR) remote control system. The range of the IR signal is extremely limited and also requires a direct line of sight to the car. After reading through some forum threads combined with some of my own findings it seemed...
  2. OEM infrared remote locking system sucks.

    General E46 Forum
    Alright, my 328 has the worst possible locking system ever. The key fob has a tiny infrared diode that is really the stupidest way to design a remote locking system. You have to point the key straight at the rearview mirror, it doesn't work from more than 20ft away, and it completely washes out...