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  1. im sold, it sounds better to purchase the new flip key as you said, and get the blade cut and then reprog followed by re coding the transponder my self. did not think that such a small thing as a key could be so difficult, and after asking the price at the dealership i nearly passed out, as my key is working again ( fingers crossed) i am still getting a new key, just in case and in the back of my mind if i lose or leave the key in jeans and they get washed, then i would only have one working key and a trip to the dealers, thanks for your help bryan
  2. not really the answer i was looking for,
  3. just out of curiosity, could i purchase a second hand key code 98AG15K601AC from ebay and change my horse shoe to the ebay key and then just re prog this, as i understand from owners manual that reprog is to set a new remote key to operate central locking and recode is for immobiliser. to reprog you need only one coded key but for recode you need two coded keys that this correct, thanks bryan
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  5. thanks , just popped in to halfords to get new battery just in case, they dont know what battery i need so told to open fob and find out, i think i read some where you dont get long to change battery before you have to reprog key, secondly asked about a new key and if i could reprog my self they said new key only from main dealer and no i can not reprog a new key, even tho i have two keys, good news is fob not worked all day to open car but will lock it via remote, gets home and locked car and tried to un lock and it worked, tried four times and it now works, going to change battery when i can open fob and know how long i get before it goes pear shaped. and see what happens bryan
  6. the problem i have is not knowing what wrong with the key, is it the fob or chip or something else, sorry i assumed the programming was to do the central locking and immobiliser, plz dont tell me theres two programes to do,one on the internet say put old key and turn 4 times from one position to another put second key in and turn and then new key, this will program new key, thanks bryan
  7. thanks, it sounds better then taking keys apart and trying to put new bits in, many thanks for you help, i will be back when my new key arrivals soon i hope, thanks again bryan :D
  8. thanks that just what im after, as i have two keys i can i hope program it myself, but will i still have to get the key/ blade cut to use the key, thanks bryan
  9. thanks for that, i will look for a new key, but blank blade type tibbe !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! you lost me, i have seen them with blank blades which need to be cut by a lock smith. sorry but after looking at keys old/ new circuit boards switches blank blades micro switches im more lost then ever. bryan
  10. hi, hope some one can help, i have a focus 52 plate and just after my service my key fob packed up, it will lock the car doors but will not open them or the boot. i have to open car doors manually, i have to keys at present 1 remote fob and a normal key with a blue tag, looking at buying second hand fob off ebay as it same code on my key, dont really understand about keys so a bit losy. many thanks bryan