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Old 07-05-2014, 05:56 PM   #1
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Spare key off ebay

I my story starts last week, me and the wife went shopping with my jku. I ended up losing my keys. Long story short I got my keys back a few days later.
When I called the dealer about replacing my key they said it would be $200 to replace it. &150 for the key and $50 to program it.
So I go in ebay and find a key for $45 and have it shipped cause of a planned trip we are going on. I get it cut at the dealer for free and program it and all works great.
So if you ever need a key don't pay $200 to replace it.

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Old 07-05-2014, 06:04 PM   #2
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I bought two for $20 off flea bay, cut at home depot and programmed by me, they work great.
Page 18 in the 2013 owners manual splains how

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Old 07-05-2014, 06:20 PM   #3
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If you have 2 working keys its a 30second job to program a E bay key to your jeep after its been cut to fit the lock if you only have 1 key you are S.O.L. and at the mercy of the dealer
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Old 07-06-2014, 08:48 AM   #4
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After reading about members losing their second key and what the cost was to purchase a new key from the dealer and have them cut and program a second I decided to make a third key. Started out purchasing a key on Ebay, using the key cutter at work and then using the owners manual instructions to program the key; total cost was $25. Thanks to other members for the idea.
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Old 07-07-2014, 08:36 PM   #5
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I bought my Jeep used and only had 1 key. I bought 2 off Amazon for like $70 and then took them to the dealer. They charged me $75 to cut and program 2 keys. The service lady told me it's a flat price to get up to 12 keys cut and programmed.
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i bought two for $20 off flea bay, cut at home depot and programmed by me, they work great.
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I bought my Jeep used and only had 1 key. I bought 2 off Amazon for like $70 and then took them to the dealer. They charged me $75 to cut and program 2 keys. The service lady told me it's a flat price to get up to 12 keys cut and programmed.
Why would a dealer quote you $75 to cut and program 12 keys when 8 keys is the maximum no. that the jeep will except? also why would you pay $ 70 dollars for 2 keys on amazon when you can get 2 keys from about $12 shipped on flea bay.

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