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hamamelis
hamamelis

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Posted:If it's possible to get replacement immobiliser type car keys? I just bought a second hand car off a work mate on monday, but she lost the other key a while back, and I know what I'm like for losing keys..

It's one of those with a chip, though you don't have to press a button or anything, I don't know the proper name. Does anyone know where you can get replacements from? confused


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nearly_all_gone
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Posted:How old is the car?

I'm no expert but you're probably best contacting the manufacturer. I know I had to to get a replacement Ford key.. one of the "keycode" type ones.

Good luck!


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hamamelis
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Posted:It's a '96 vauxhall astra..

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Bird
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Posted:Take it to the dealer, they should be able to sort out a new key for you! It might involve reprogramming the immobiliser though (which could be expensive).

Good luck!


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