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Changing audi a3 2004 locks

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  1. Chris Maudsley

    Chris Maudsley New Member

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    Hi all I have had my key stolen and now I'm stuck because the thiefs are constantly turning up trying to steal my car and anything inside it. So what I want to do is change the ignition and door barrel. I spoke to audi about this and there not interested they just want to sell me a new key. So has anybody done this? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    Where abouts are you? You can rebuild your locks and get a new key cut quite cheaply but with a little labour.

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    I am in lancashire I was told you can only get the Keys from audi. When you say rebuild the locks do you mean buy new ones and change them on the car?
     
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    Welcome to audi-sport.net. Enjoy the forum. :) x
     
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    No each lock has a series of tumblers inside. They can be switched around to make a new key profile, then a new key made to suit. Probably quit time consuming.
     

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