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Offline Snoopy

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Key cost?
« on: 13 January 2022, 22:16 »
I think the imobiliser part of one of my keys is acting up.
Ive done some reading up but all the posts are old ones,
Is it still the case that only the dealer can program the immobiliser side on mk6 flip keys?
Im feeling a £300 bill for a key coming my way  :undecided:
« Last Edit: 13 January 2022, 22:22 by Snoopy »
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Offline joe6

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Re: Key cost?
« Reply #1 on: 14 January 2022, 19:24 »
You will need to get a new transponder but I believe that if you have one working transponder key you can programme the other one. Need to know the transponder part number for the correct frequency. Not had to do this but have replaced the casing which is relatively easy. Several internet sites suggest the same method of programming so worth a try? Do not need to use a dealer these days as some locksmiths can do it. Cost of a transponder compared to programming costs would be a saving.
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Re: Key cost?
« Reply #2 on: 14 January 2022, 22:59 »
Thanks, Did feel a shame to replace the complete key as it's like new, except the imobiliser transporter acting up. The other keys fine. I'll  have to research up further and see about replacement the transponder and coding.
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« Last Edit: 15 January 2022, 11:16 by Snoopy »
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