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hi, i just lost my key to my 96 s320. does anyone know the replacement cost? replacement cost for the master key with remote? replacement cost for master key without remote? thanks
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Approx $160.00 with remote. Dealer might ask for proof of ownership. Might take atleast a week to get a new one.

Very big car, with a very small engine.
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i lost one of my remote key i still have one left so i need another spare key just in case. over 100 is too much for me. so i will just go with a non-remote key.

are these key blanks on ebay compatible with my 96 s320?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/MERCEDES-BENZ-LOGO-KEY-BLANK-87-96-RARE_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ40016QQitemZ801724 6281QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW

http://cgi.ebay.com/2-MERCEDES-BENZ-HS-KEY-BLANK-86-96-MDLS-LISTED-P-P-FREE_W0QQitemZ4593067259QQcategoryZ10398QQssPageNa meZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Can any keysmith cut these keys (how much) or do i have to go to mercedes?
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i asked the dealer how much a regular manual key was, and he said $20 for a cut key that matches your car.
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RE: lost my key, key replacement cost?

i don't know if those keys will work, but maybe this remote key will.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1994-MERCEDES-BENZ-S350-S-350-REMOTE-KEY-no-reserve_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ6779QQitemZ8016 349365QQrdZ1[/url]

I think you can also replace the switchblade for $20 from an MB dealer.
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hey thanks for the reply, todays saturday the mercedes parts department is closed here in new hampshire i will give them a ring monday to get a replacemnet key. see if they can do a switchblade replacement if i get used remote key on ebay but 20 bucks for a non-remote key isnt that bad. thanks.
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mbnz230,

these keys on ebay don't get as expensive as 100 bucks. Here is one that was on sale last week, and the winning bid was at $32.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/MERCE...15633679QQrdZ1

Good luck whatever you do.
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thank you very much for the info...
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RE: lost my key, key replacement cost?

There is a chance the remotes on ebay dont work, there wa some coding involved, the keys can be replaced in the remote by driving out the pin. $20 or less for a regular key $125 for a complete working key and remote.
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RE: lost my key, key replacement cost?

With most remote keys that you buy u would have to get it synchronised with the car. I got a remote flip key from the stealers a few months ago (AUD$350 - ouch!), and the remote was redundant until it became tuned in.
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