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If your daily routine is affected by a faulty or lost Mercedes key and needs a replacement, then you have found the right place. Car Keys Solutions provides a highly efficient, cost-effective mobile Mercedes key replacement service. We can come straight to you as soon as you need us. If your Mercedes key is faulty, locked inside your car, or broken in half and you need a replacement, we can help. Brand new Mercedes vehicles come with two Remote Key fobs. The fobs have a modern chrome finish, or in some earlier models, these are contained in a black casing. Our responsive mobile Mercedes key replacement service will come to you, where you are, as quickly as possible, seven days a week.

How Much Do You Know About Mercedes Car Keys?

Mercedes keyless key

Mercedes is one of the very few manufacturers who have used a tiny variation of keys over the years. From early 2000, the plastic Mercedes remote key used proved popular used across all range of Mercedes vehicles. Later, this has been updated to a more stylish chrome finish version.

From the mid-1990s Mercedes keys integrated the immobiliser function and the flip-out remote key. This way, only a key programmed to a specific vehicle can enable engine start.

Mercedes have integrated electronic ignition switches known as EIS – an electronic unit that holds the data of keys programmed. Another anti-theft device introduced was electric steering column locks known as ESL on most of their models.

Drivers will think of their closest dealership as their first option when in need of a Mercedes key replacement. To have a new Mercedes key from a dealer means paying for the car to be towed there. Sometimes this has to be twice, once when the order is placed then again once when key arrives and needs initializing. At a dealership, you will need to present several documents to order the replacement key and have to wait up to 10 working days.

Car Keys Solutions can supply Mercedes car keys on the spot, including ESL replacement mobile and EIS repair and programming – most of the time, on the same day. Our services are mobile with minimum inconvenience and at a fraction of the cost compared to main dealerships.

It is impossible to clone or override keyless Mercedes Keys. The immobilizer chip is encrypted with a sophisticated coding system that can only be read and programmed with the latest diagnostic equipment.

HOW DO MERCEDES KEYS WORK?

Mercedes models from the mid 1990s use the remote signal to operate central locking and disable the immobiliser system. Those keys have no transponder chip. 

Most Mercedes keys used later work slightly different to other car keys when it comes to the immobiliser system. They send an infrared signal to the electronic ignition switch, that upon recognising the message, enables engine start.

Car Keys Solutions provides you with roadside car key replacement and offers a service suitable for all Mercedes vehicles that are on the road – whether it’s a car or van. There are several problems that you may come across when it comes to Mercedes vehicles including keys locked inside, faulty keys, defective steering column lock, key duplications or even electronic ignition switch failure. No matter where you are, our Mercedes specialists can come to you in an emergency, or at a time that suits you by appointment.

WHAT MERCEDES KEY SERVICES DO WE PROVIDE?

We cover most Mercedes-Benz models for key fob replacement, ESL repair and EIS repair or replacement.

Different types of Mercedes remote keys and ignition switches

Lost or Broken Key Replacement

If you have lost or broken your Mercedes keys and you need a replacement, then we can provide you with a brand new set of keys while you wait. You don’t have to worry about the expense of towing your car to a dealer or having to wait ten working days. We will come to you wherever your vehicle is.

Mercedes Spare Keys

If you have bought your car second hand, you may only have been given one car key to start the engine. If you need a Mercedes spare key, we can carry out a quick car key duplication service for you on the same day service. It’s always advised to have a spare Mercedes key, in case one of them gets broken or lost in the future. Creating a spare key by using an auto locksmith when there is one operating could significantly save you on a new Mercedes key cost. It is always easier to create a replacement key when there is one available, compared to having a new one made when all keys are lost.

Mercedes Key Programming

If you have a Mercedes model that was manufactured after 1995, then it is likely that your Mercedes keys will have a transponder chip. Sometimes, those key chips may stop operating and will need expert, diagnostic equipment to work again. If it is beyond repair, we can program a new Mercedes key on the spot.

An incorrectly programmed Mercedes key will prevent the engine from starting.

Mercedes Unlocking

Locked out from your Mercedes? Have you locked your keys inside your car or in the back of your Mercedes van and need instant access? 

It happens more than you think. We can provide you with a Mercedes locksmith who can unlock your car and retrieve them. They will leave your vehicle in pristine condition.

Mercedes car unlocked by our technicians

Mercedes Key Repair

If your Mercedes key has cracked or chipped, has stopped operating or is just too worn, you may need it to be repaired, rather than replaced. Our Mercedes auto locksmiths can repair Mercedes keys on on-site with the same day service available.

Mercedes Ignition Switch Repair

Like any other electronic component, Mercedes electronic ignition switches can stop working. You may find yourself having problems with your Mercedes ignition switch, which has gone faulty and may need fixing. Our technicians use the latest equipment for the testing and repair of electronic ignition switches. The cost is lower than if you went to the main dealer, and again with no delay, so you can resume your daily life without being left for several days without your Mercedes. 

Electronic Steering Column Lock Repair

Steering column lock failure is becoming a common reason for not being able to start your Mercedes E Class, C Class Mercedes Sprinter or Vito. Here at Car Keys Solutions, we specialise in Mercedes steering lock repairs and can provide you with a quick diagnostic on your Mercedes non-start issue. We offer Mercedes replacement steering column locks on  a same day service, and mobile service at your location to get you back on the road as soon as possible. Find out more about mercedes steering lock symptoms and repair on our dedicated page.

type of Mercedes steering column lock

 

Electronic Ignition Switch Replacement

Unfortunately, as we have seen many times, Mercedes Sprinter ignition switches are stolen. 

Here at Car Keys Solutions, we have a solution for these situations as well. 

We can offer same day Mercedes ignition switch replacement and additional protection solutions. Contact us about what your vehicle requires, and we’ll be happy to assist you.

 Mercedes electronic ignition switch

Which Mercedes Models’ Car Key Do We Repair?

P0415
Mercedes P0415 model Car key

  • Mercedes-Benz    A Class 2004   2012
  • Mercedes-Benz    C Class 2007   2014
  • Mercedes-Benz    E Class 2003   2009
  • Mercedes-Benz    B Class 2005   2011
  • Mercedes-Benz    S Class 1999   2005
  • Mercedes-Benz    M-class 2005 2011
  • Mercedes-Benz    CL Class 1999   2006
  • Mercedes-Benz    SLK Class 2004    2010

This is the first Mercedes-Benz key fob that had a complete plastic housing with the emergency blade hidden within the shell. This Mercedes key is used across the range of Mercedes vehicles with a slight variation in shape for Mercedes Sprinter key or on some cars the remote had only two buttons missing the independent function of the boot opening. Here at Car Keys Solutions, we replace and program this type of Mercedes remote key and also cut the emergency blade on a same day service.

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P0413

Mercedes P0413 model Car key

  • Mercedes-Benz    Sprinter 2006   2018
  • Mercedes-Benz    Viano 2004 2019
  • Mercedes-Benz    Vito 2004 2019
  • Mercedes-Benz    A Class 2013   2018
  • Mercedes-Benz    B Class 2011   2018
  • Mercedes-Benz    C Class 2014   2019
  • Mercedes-Benz    CL 2006 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz    S Class 2006   2014
  • Mercedes-Benz    SL 2001 2019
  • Mercedes-Benz    CLK 2003 2010
  • Mercedes-Benz    CLS 2004 201
  • Mercedes-Benz    SLK 2011 2019
  • Mercedes-Benz    E Class 2009   2016
  • Mercedes-Benz    G Class 2002   2018
  • Mercedes-Benz    GL 2006 2019
  • Mercedes-Benz    M-class 2012 2019
  • Mercedes-Benz    R Class 2006   2013

This is the chrome finish Mercedes key fob that is used with the above models. This key is the facelift version of the old black remote key and also covers the same old models  – it’s also used for 2019 Mercedes. Here at Car Keys Solutions, we create Mercedes key replacement on a same day service for most of the Mercedes vehicles.

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P0414
Mercedes P0414 model Car key

  • Mercedes-Benz    A Class 1997   2004
  • Mercedes-Benz    C Class 1993   2007
  • Mercedes-Benz    E Class 1993   2002
  • Mercedes-Benz    M-class 1997 2005
  • Mercedes-Benz    CL Class 1995   1999
  • Mercedes-Benz    CLK Class 1997    2003
  • Mercedes-Benz    SLK Class 1996    2004
  • Mercedes-Benz    Vito 1996 2003
  • Mercedes-Benz    Viano 1996 2003

Here is one of the first Mercedes-Benz flip remote key fobs used on the above models. The transponder chip is separate from the remote.

A similar key is used on C and E models W202 and W124 chassis featuring just one button on the remote. This key operates central locking and activates/ deactivates the immobilizer at the same time. 

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How do I get a New Key for my Mercedes?

Are you struggling with a car key that needs repair or replacement? Then you’re in the right place. Our expert team of specialist Mercedes car key replacement specialists will be with you quickly to replace, repair or program your new car key. While dealers can also carry out this service, they often charge a very high fee, and your car will also need to be present at the dealership. You have to account for towing the vehicle to the dealer, making this an additional cost on top.

It’s not something that you have to worry about with Car Keys Solutions. As soon as you call us, we will dispatch a qualified and highly experienced Mercedes car key specialist straight to you wherever your car is. We can deal with a vast range of issues, including broken or lost car keys, broken car locks, ignitions or car lockouts. Our emergency team aims to be with you within the hour, depending on your location, so make sure to call Car Keys Solutions today.

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Can a Locksmith Program a Mercedes Key?

Yes, specialist auto locksmiths can program Mercedes key. You’re getting a much quicker service using an auto locksmith, and you also save considerably on key replacement costs. Auto locksmiths use reverse engineering processes when creating a new Mercedes key, using dedicated Mercedes specialist key programming equipment. By comparison, Mercedes dealers have to order the keys from the factory, and this takes time to process.

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Can Mercedes Benz keys be reprogrammed?

No, Mercedes keys cannot be reprogrammed once they have immobiliser data from one vehicle. They are only one-time programming. In the key programming procedure, the chassis number from the car along with other unique security codes are programmed into the transponder chip memory pairing the key to that vehicle only. 

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WHAT MERCEDES CAR KEYS SERVICES DO YOU REQUIRE?

Here at Car Keys Solutions, we will never compromise on quality, and our team always uses the latest diagnostic equipment. Ensuring that any work carried out on your Mercedes Benz is to the highest standards. Our prices are lower than branded dealerships. We can deliver substantial savings you come directly to us when you need a replacement, repaired or duplicated car key.

We will provide you with roadside car key replacements, and offer a service suitable for all Mercedes vehicles that are on the road – whether that’s a car or a van. There are several problems that you may come across when it comes to Mercedes vehicles. Keys locked inside, or breaking, steering column locks becoming faulty, key duplications or even electronic ignition switch failure all have a solution. No matter where you are, our Mercedes car key specialists can come to you in an emergency, or at a time that suits you by appointment.

 

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Get in touch with a member of our team today by calling 020 3603 5556 to find out more about the Mercedes car key services that we offer.