1999 Volvo S40 Repair Question
Mileage: 80,000 miles.
How can I replace a damaged key case?
Unfortunately you would have to replace the key and have a dealership "Falsh program" all your keys and remote control fobs, if you have any.
So, if you intend to replace it, it is a good time to get spare keys and spare remote fobs as you can buy them for cheap on EBAY. You have to buy them in bulk though. You sometimes have to buy 10 keys, but it is less than $20 and the same for remote fobs too. The real cost is at the dealership when you have them falsh program the keys and fobs. All have to be done at once as the security code will be changed and the cost is expensive. At least several hundred dollars. So, you could have a ton of spares. If you wnet back later you would have to pay the flash program fee again even for just one key. So, it is best to get spares and do them all at one time.
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