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    Hi,

    My new 523 only came with 1 key (which works as does the alarm etc)

    I know i can buy a blank key, with internals and a chip and i know i can reprogramme the key for remote etc but can I programme the chip myself ?

    If not what are my options ?

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    I think you need a special tool to recode the key. If you get a blank with internals of ebay it will open the doors but not start the engine. I think the imobiliser have a code that changes each time you start the car. Aleast that's the experiance I had with ebay key. The only good thing about the key is that my son has a key of his own and he can't start the car.
     
     

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    Needs to be coded by dealer.
     
     

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    Spoke with my dealer £86 per key
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