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Guys,

 

Complete numpty that I am, appear to have lost the one and only key for our VW Passat :0(

 

Need to phone the stealership tomorrow, but I suspect the issue will be that I need to take the car to them, and of course cannot do that without a key, or will need to get it recovered (=£££)

 

The key is one of those ones you put into the dashboard to start the car, car is a 2011 plate.

 

Anybody used an auto locksmith in the Glasgow area?

 

Is it possible to do this without VW?

 

Any info appreciate, thought if anybody knew it would be you lot :0)

 

David

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Plenty of mobile locksmiths these days that could possibly help. I'd ring them first b4 considering the stealers

 

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When I needed a new key for our BMW I had to take a the V5 and my passport to the dealer. A new key programmed to the car arrived in a couple of days.

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Thanks guys,

 

Still haven't found the key! Search and searched for hours. The bugger is we will find it after forking out loads of cash.

 

Made a bit of progress today however. Phoned dealership, they wanted £200 for the key, it would take up to 2 weeks to come, then they would need to program it for another £50, and we would have to get the car to the dealership - i.e. arrange a flatbed truck to uplift.. so maybe another £100?

 

However phoned around a few places, have found a company in town that will come out tomorrow in a van, do it all for £180.

 

Will let you know how I get on.

 

David

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The progress sounds good. Good luck

 

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Good old VW. It's like they don't even want the business sometimes. Good luck with the company you have lined up - hope they do the job :)

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Unfortunately not :0(

 

Did check bank, house, car, and AA cover!

 

Waiting on guy coming out now. Hopefully sorted soon....

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All done in less than half an hour!

£180 (+Vat)

 

Car key centre, based in Glasgow did it.

http://www.carkeycentre.co.uk/

 

Another company quoted me £320, so pays to shop about....

 

The key from VW apparently costs £113 + Vat. So the dealership were making an extra £50, and then charging you another £50 to program it. Extortion really!

 

Cheers guys,

 

David

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37 minutes ago, SteveHenrick said:

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