How much does a Mercedes key fob cost?

A: That depends on the year, make, and model of your car. To replace a Mercedes key range between $200-$1300. However, that price may vary depends on the availability of code, type of key (chip, fob, “push to start”, remote), your location, time of day, and more.

Where can I get a new key for my Mercedes-Benz?

To order a spare or replacement key, you must visit your local authorized Mercedes-Benz dealership in person. The key must be pre-paid and the following documentation must be provided: original copy of vehicle registration and vehicle owner driver’s license, passport or identity card.

How much does dealer charge for key fob?

The best way to replace a key fob is to buy a new one from a car dealer. Key fob replacement can cost between $150 and $600, depending on the car. Broadly speaking, higher-end cars will cost more than a Nissan key fob, for instance.

Can I drive my Mercedes without key?

Mercedes KEYLESS START®: With KEYLESS START®, you can step on the brake or press the Start/Stop button on the dashboard to start your car—no key required. This feature comes standard across the Mercedes-Benz lineup.

Can a Mercedes-Benz key be reprogrammed?

The answer is: Yes. A used Mercedes-Benz key can be programmed, but it is not easy. The answer you get from the dealer is: “A used Mercedes-Benz key can not be programmed once it is synchronized to a car.” In fact, a used Mercedes-Benz key can be programmed but not at a Mercedes-Benz dealership.

Why are Mercedes keys so expensive?

Equipment Costs And, in cases of vehicles like Mercedes and BMW, special machinery is required that is exclusive to these brands. So, the cost to cut those keys will be even higher, as only owners of these cars will be charged for the special equipment required to cut those keys.

How do you start a Mercedes without a key fob?

Insert your SmartKey® into the ignition. Then press the brake pedal, and make sure the transmission is in the Park position. Turn the key in the ignition to start the engine, making sure to release the key as soon as the engine turns over.

Why are key fobs so expensive?

As we said, the physical car keys and remote fobs are miniature electronic devices. As such, there is circuitry inside the key, as well as a battery to power the key’s functions. Therefore, the actual replacement key can be quite expensive on its own.

Can I add keyless start to my Mercedes?

KEYLESS START® is standard across the Mercedes-Benz lineup. You can, however, purchase it as an optional add-on for just about any new Mercedes-Benz.

How do you change the battery in Mercedes Benz key?

How to Change a Mercedes-Benz Key Battery For Your SmartKey®. Step 1: Hold the key in your hand by the keychain. Step 2: Pull the sliding tab, and pull out the valet key. Step 3: Move the valet key to the opposite side of where it can be fully inserted, then push down. Step 4: Remove the key backing, and replace the battery. Step 5: Reassemble the SmartKey®, then test for proper functionality.

Does dealer have to reprogram a key fob?

Dealerships, car shops, and auto locksmiths should all have access to the machines needed to reprogram key fobs, going above and beyond the normal steps you would take to do it yourself. So you may be charged a bit for the use of their machine. You don’t necessarily have to take your car into the shop to have this done.

What is Mercedez Benz slogan?

The current Mercedes-Benz slogan is “The best or nothing”. This phrase helps represent what Mercedes-Benz as a brand stands for. Mercedes-Benz promises to deliver “the best or nothing” through everything they do. Mercedes-Benz vows to be the best in every aspect of its vehicles, this includes innovation, performance, design, safety and environment.