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    Anyone know the current price for a 3 button flip key ?

    Just phoned the local main dealer and got quoted £140 per key

    Sounds about £90 over the top

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    Have you got a flip key at min?

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    No just the standard ones, hers snapped on the buttons yesterday and mine eats batteries like mad

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    If the circuit board can be salvaged then a shell can be in your hands for about £12 off ebay but you need to get the blade re-cut then install your own pcb battery and connector

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derek Mc View Post
    If the circuit board can be salvaged then a shell can be in your hands for about £12 off ebay but you need to get the blade re-cut then install your own pcb battery and connector
    Not if it's a non flip key (which the OP said it was). You can use the same blade (as you have to detach it to open the clamshell) and just swap over the PCB into the new clamshell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
    Not if it's a non flip key (which the OP said it was). You can use the same blade and just swap over the PCB into the new clamshell.

    Really? I always thought that the pcb was the same! glad to know that one

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derek Mc View Post
    Really? I always thought that the pcb was the same! glad to know that one
    You were right about the PCB. You have to use the existing one from the old fob and transplant it into the replacement clamshell. Maybe I didn't explain it properly.

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    Found a place that does the 3 button remote flip keys for £65

    Another firm will code it for £25

    £90 for a key is a joke

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    So if you have a normal 3 button key, u cannot transfer the circuit board and battery to a flip key shell??

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    http://stores.ebay.co.uk/1STOPKEYSHOP?_rdc=1

    The man above sells new flip keys cut to your key number and is £45 all in. I went onto his page and he is away at the moment but plenty people have been happy with his service on here.

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