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    My neighbour who has a 52 Plate Vec C can't use his key to lock or unlock his car by remote. when he unlocks it with the key the alarm goes off until he turns ignition on (which is annoying as he leaves for work between 0430 and 0530 in the morning!!!) VX told him it will cost £130 to replace his key. does anyone know anywhere where you can get a key that will be set up for his car??

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    I take it he doesn't have a spare key.

    As a work round for now to stop the alarm from sounding, reach in through the rear door and press the button down on the drivers door - then close the rear door. I should point out that not only will the alarm NOT be set, but the deadlocks WON'T be set either.

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    He has lots of keys and has tried different control units (his wife works at a salvage yard and he's been trying keys from Cat A write offs) All his tinkering has led to nothing. His cars parked off road so i doubt he'd leave it un armed. I'll let him know that trick anyway.

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    I went over and had a look at his keys today and fixed 2 so they work. The unlock buttons had both come loose so i removed them, from the other keys he had and fixed them inside the keys designed for the car. works fine now. Thanks for help. Steve

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