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    Main stealer rip off key re-coding, is there another way?

    So sunday whilst on holiday my key blade broke, luckily i had a spare with me. Called up my local audi garage today and they want Ł74 + vat to code my new key!!

    This seems high to me, or is that about the right price?

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    If you just need a blade then just get a keysmith to copy your working blade onto a blank and fit it to the fob, no coding required.

    Folk on ebay will make you a blade up from a photo of the key.

    Thats all assuming you have flip keys. If they're solid then you can code it yourself, but you need vagtacho to pull the SKC from the dash/immo unit.

    Some folks on here have it, otherwise you can get it from ebay. You'll also need vagcom to code it in.

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    buy a blank blade and get it cut at a local lock smith if flip key

    try another dealer - chester audi only charge for the 15mins it takes i.e. Ł35

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    Quote Originally Posted by aragorn View Post
    If you just need a blade then just get a keysmith to copy your working blade onto a blank and fit it to the fob, no coding required.

    Folk on ebay will make you a blade up from a photo of the key.

    Thats all assuming you have flip keys. If they're solid then you can code it yourself, but you need vagtacho to pull the SKC from the dash/immo unit.

    Some folks on here have it, otherwise you can get it from ebay. You'll also need vagcom to code it in.
    Cheers mate, i already have the blade as it is a 3 button flip key, its the base where the little pin goes through that had snapped, also the buttons are worn so i would like to use a new one anyway.

    I dont have vagotacho or vagcom, i'll try another dealer first see if the price differs?

    Unless someone on here isnt far from me and could do it?....

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    Eeek !!!!!! York Audi programmed my ebay supplied keys for Ł18 all in for my old 2.8q. The 2 keys only cost me Ł30 for pristine examples with brand new immo chips in each one, plus Ł7.50 to have a locksmith cut them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fraser View Post
    chester audi only charge for the 15mins it takes i.e. Ł35
    how do they get away charging Ł140 an hour?!
    jesus thats Ł1400 a day!! nice work if you can get it

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    where abouts are you mrpies? im in stoke if thats any use

    chester audi are a brand new dealership (and its in ellesmere port not chester) i suspect once there client base goes up there prices will aswell
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    Quote Originally Posted by olds_kool View Post
    where abouts are you mrpies? im in stoke if thats any use

    chester audi are a brand new dealership (and its in ellesmere port not chester) i suspect once there client base goes up there prices will aswell
    Hi mate, im in birmingham, can you do the key for me then?

 

 

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