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Old 03-16-2005, 07:53 PM
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key question

I Have A 97 E420 Need A Key For It So I Went To The Dealer. I Now Have The Key And It Works, But The Orginal Does Not Start The Car. Do You Know Why ? Please Help

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Old 03-16-2005, 08:03 PM
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No! Why?
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Old 03-17-2005, 09:20 AM
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Cool

The keys are numbered, (there are 8 positions available) both physical & electronically.

Sounds like THE dealer DIDN'T ORDER AN EXTRA KEY but ordered a replacement key for an original position.

When the car was new it came with keys 1-3.

The original key isn't ever going to start the car again!
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Just another reason why I will never own a post-95 MB.

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