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prplhze2000
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How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?

thanks. Just bought an SUV and of course there is no remote, just the key it was broken off of.


Ellunchboxo
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
What kind of car?

Am I supposed to guess?


HarryBalzack
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
If you had another that worked, I think they sell them at Home Depot. Might try calling a locksmith, too. Seems like Honda wanted $280 for one for my wife's car.
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makinskrilla
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
Three hundy


Cool Hand Luke
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
EBay, cheap and it comes with instructions on how to program it.


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eScott
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
Depends on the car, with mine I can just buy one($50)and program it myself. Turn the key on and off until the door locks and push the unlock button on the remote.


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bhtigerfan
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
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thanks. Just bought an SUV and of course there is no remote, just the key it was broken off of.
not sure what you need. A remote lock/unlock key fob, or a coded key with a transponder?

If you just need a key fob, get on on eBay. If you need a coded key, call Pop-a-lock half the price of dealership).
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Paul Allen
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
$35


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prplhze2000
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
Lexus RX 300


Ellunchboxo
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
You can get the key housing for $45 as long as you have the transmitter portion.

ETA- if you only have the key shank, a new remote is $175ish plus $60 to program.
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Too Frat To Care
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
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What kind of car?

Am I supposed to guess?


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prplhze2000
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
Nope. All I have is the metal portion that goes in the keyhole.


Ellunchboxo
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
What year is it?

Do you have an in tact master key?


BeaverPRO
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
I got one two weeks ago and cost me $267.34


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prplhze2000
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
2002. I have the intact key, but no remote to go with it. Just a regular key with a solid black handle with the lexus logo on it.


bhtigerfan
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
EBay I just checked, eBay has them for $69-$75. Call Pop-A-Lock and they can probably cut the key and program it for a fraction of what the dealership charges.
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Ellunchboxo
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2002. I have the intact key, but no remote to go with it. Just a regular key with a solid black handle with the lexus logo on it.


The problem is, you can't program a new key without an existing key. You would have to buy a new ECU which is well over 1,000 bucks. You need to call Customer Service at 1-800-25-LEXUS and tell them you lost all of your keys and they will pay for the ECU provided it is your first time. You have to agree to pay for two keys and labor.

If you want email me Monday and I can give you more info.

<-----@gmail.com


Hammertime
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
On some cars you can program a new remote using another one. Buying mine from Ford and getting it done was gonna be $175. I stuck with one key


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Bleeding purple
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
For what thy charge to replace a key or remote these days they ought to give you one of these rocking key chains:

Image: http://www.amandajo.com.au/thumbnail.ashx?type=product&id=7035&max=1&width=332&height=332


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Boats n Hose
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re: How much do dealerships charge to make another remote for a car?
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2002. I have the intact key, but no remote to go with it. Just a regular key with a solid black handle with the lexus logo on it.

Oh look at me I just bought a Lexus!


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