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Old 03-14-2011, 05:45 PM
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We only have the one key for the VW.
The dealer says for a valet key its
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Is there another cheaper option? I tried
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Old 03-14-2011, 05:48 PM
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only more expensive options....i think
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You can check ebay for the remote's but you will need to have them cut and reprogrammed.

Unfortunately, it seems that most locksmiths are not able to do these keys.
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Dealer prices for the fob and key programmed are around $200, because of the type of key is not easy to find a locksmith to cut them and they are sometimes more than the dealer.
Valet key does not have to be programmed.
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Its not just remote programming, but its also the immobilizer. You have to make sure the car recognizes the key.

You can try to get in touch with this guy: keys for vw volkswagen rabbit jetta golf fox passat corrado quantum replacement

He does all sorts of VW keys. Might be able to hook you up with a valet key cheaper. The info on his site is for remotes, but even if he can't do it, he can probably point you in a good direction of somewhere that can.
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Its not just remote programming, but its also the immobilizer. You have to make sure the car recognizes the key.

You can try to get in touch with this guy: keys for vw volkswagen rabbit jetta golf fox passat corrado quantum replacement

He does all sorts of VW keys. Might be able to hook you up with a valet key cheaper. The info on his site is for remotes, but even if he can't do it, he can probably point you in a good direction of somewhere that can.
Thanks Smiley, I have had an issue with the dreaded Immobilizer and I dont want that again Guess Ill just
get the $100. key... and be done with it.
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