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I am desperately needing a key for my ML320. I contacted the mercedes dealer and tried to order a valet key but was told that there is none available worldwide. I asked about the fob key and was told the same. Apparently there has been no keys available since January 2019. I did mention that he can not see American stock levels. Does anyone know if any American Mercedes dealers still have the valet key available? I am moving 3500km away and can not even have the car transported on a truck unless it's able to be started. I tried to start the car when the battery was half flat and assuming the DAS threw the key code, hence needing a new key.
 

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Valet keys are still available at the dealer, Have you tried re syncing you key.


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I am desperately needing a key for my ML320. I contacted the mercedes dealer and tried to order a valet key but was told that there is none available worldwide. I
You have posted this question twice once here as a new topic and once here .
EDIT all references are to valet keys only!


The answer is the same Dealers do not stock keys. in the us they are ordered from MB and programed by MB. I was told they come from Texas to the dealer.

Try calling another dealer in your county to confirm availability and if the first dealer was correct or just did not for what ever reason want to deal with it.

To order one you must show proof of ownership, also best to have the car with you when you pick them up so you know they work right away.
I ordered 2 in 2019 no issuess, showed up in three days.

Now maybe due to covid the office that programs them is temporary closed?
 

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You have posted this question twice once here as a new topic and once here .

The answer is the same Dealers do not stock keys. in the us they are ordered from MB and programed by MB. I was told they come from Texas to the dealer.

Try calling another dealer in your county to confirm availability and if the first dealer was correct or just did not for what ever reason want to deal with it.

To order one you must show proof of ownership, also best to have the car with you when you pick them up so you know they work right away.
I ordered 2 in 2019 no issuess, showed up in three days.

Now maybe due to covid the office that programs them is temporary closed?
wallyo,

I presume you are referring only to valet keys and NOT replacement w163 keyfobs with the blade key? :)
oem keyfobs from MB stealerships, have been NLA for some time.

Maybe covid will resurrect them from the dead.

EDIT: my bad, OP is looking for valet keys. misread his topic of discussion
 

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Valet keys are still available at the dealer, Have you tried re syncing you key.


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I tried to resynchronize it but no good. Dealer in Darwin told me yesterday afternoon that valet keys are not available worldwide
 

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I tried to resynchronize it but no good. Dealer in Darwin told me yesterday afternoon that valet keys are not available worldwide
please post his email address here or contact info.
I'd like to try some of the same medication he's prescribed on.
 

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Tease that dealer, he may be intending to get your car for very cheap or for free.

Valet keys are still being made.
 

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I tried to resynchronize it but no good. Dealer in Darwin told me yesterday afternoon that valet keys are not available worldwide
Better yet, have him send you an email confirming this information. Once received, send it off to MB HO, in your country. :)
Have fun with it.
 

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I tried to resynchronize it but no good. Dealer in Darwin told me yesterday afternoon that valet keys are not available worldwide
That freezing cold day of 25c you guys had might of affected his thought process. Is there more than one dealer in Darwin?
You might have to organise one from Cairns to be sent to your dealer as you need proof of ownership to get a new key. I’m not sure where your closest dealer is other than that. That’s a 3 day return trip for you.


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