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MrrNoName

New Key?

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Hey all,

basically, I only have one key for my mk2 1.8tdci focus. the type of key is the remote flip one where the metal key part springs out when you press a button. through general use its getting pretty worn out

Ive heard that you need two working keys to program another?

If i took the car to ford could they program me a new key with only a single existing working one?

Cheers for your time

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Yes Ford can program a new key using just one working key, However you'll be looking upwards of £100 for the pleasure! Not sure if any auto electrician can do it, Might be worth a scout around.

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thats good news, i better get it done before this one breaks lol.

i know its expensive :( but i live really close to a ford dealership so its an easy option, thanks for your reply :)

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i paid £150 to get a new key for mine just thought i would let you know so you know roughly what they charge

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I had a key made up for my focus last year, it was the flip key as you describe. I used an auto locksmith who charged me £75 for buying the key, cutting and programming it-the key itself was also a genuine ford key. The local fraud dealer quoted me approx £185!

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i also have only one key for my mk 2 focus tho its not the flip one would this be just as expensive?

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i also have only one key for my mk 2 focus tho its not the flip one would this be just as expensive?

when I had mine done the none flip key was £15 cheaper.

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Damn thats expensive! I might give them a ring later and see what they quote me, cheers for the input guys :)

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I've recently been quoted £40 for a "standard" key and £100 for a remote locking/programmed key by my local Ford dealer. Oh and then they add an £80 coding charge for the £100 key!

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I've recently been quoted £40 for a "standard" key and £100 for a remote locking/programmed key by my local Ford dealer. Oh and then they add an £80 coding charge for the £100 key!

as ,long as you have 2 original coded keys you can code it youreself all you need is a blank from ebay and get it cut

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If you only have 1 working key I can supply another working key for £50 and a remote key for £110.

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thought I would finish this thread off, finally got a new flip-key from ford £194.85

WOAH lol :P

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thought I would finish this thread off, finally got a new flip-key from ford £194.85

WOAH lol :P

ouch <_<

Timpsons - the key and shoe repair place do car keys. just got 2x 3 button remote keys (i supplied), new chips fitted and programmed for £100.

If you are going to buy keys from ebay or the likes you might need to change the chips as there are different types

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