Re-programme key

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Simon, Nov 12, 2002.

  1. Simon

    Simon Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I am hesitant to raise the issue of keys / ignition etc but.......

    My wife has just had her bunch of keys stolen including one for my car like this:
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    Can I get my remaining key and the car re-programed.

    Hope so.

    Cheers.
     
  2. Koolvin

    Koolvin Administrator Staff Member

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    holy key capers batman!!

    Yes the key that has been stolen can be de-activated etc... you will be fine! untill you see how much a new key costs!
     
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    I don't doubt you but how can the key thats been stolen be deactivated if it's no longer in my possesion?
     
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  4. Shude

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    new key is about £50 but it's the new cute one with the chrome star on it <img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':)'>

    They deactivate the other key by telling your car to ignore it (I think).
     
  5. GrahamC230K

    GrahamC230K MB Club Veteran

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    New key as Shude said or less, can't remember, wasn't too bad.

    They don't strictly de-activate the lost/stolen key, they just tell the car to only recognise the keys you have. Slight difference.
     
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    Sorted.

    New cute key with the chrome star on it £54.71

    Cancel stolen ignition key £24.68

    Total £79.39
     
  7. Dave Elcome

    Dave Elcome Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I have a add on to my household insurance that covers stolen/lost keys, it is not something that affects my no claims discount on the house insurance, and is not something that i have to pay the excess on. It might be worth you trying this route with yours??........just a thought
     
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    Simon

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    Thanks Dave, I like your thinking and will make some enquiries.

    Have a banana <img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/banana.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':bannana:'>
     
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    Simon Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I got the stolen bunch of keys back today <img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/wallbash.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':bash:'>

    It's a funny old world.
     
  10. Tony M

    Tony M Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    What a pity you had it de activated &nbsp;<img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/sad.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':('>
     

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