Go Back   986 Forum - for Porsche Boxster & Cayman Owners > Porsche Boxster & Cayman Forums > Boxster General Discussions

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-12-2012, 06:43 PM   #1
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Australia
Posts: 24
Price of new key

I have a 2001 2.7 needing new keys. Anyone out there has an idea? cheers

ermed911 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2012, 10:57 PM   #2
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Eureka, CA
Posts: 332
Garage
A new remote key is about $300-$350 and will then need to be taken to a dealer and coded to your car. Which i've been told is about an extra $150. Maybe some one that has gotten one more recently can give you a more-exact pricing.

But it is by no means cheap.
Mrmaddbrad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2012, 11:13 PM   #3
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 23
I had to get one last year for my 99, so only rear trunk release not the front. Here in the states it ran $175 for the key and $100 for the programming.
aztecw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2012, 12:26 AM   #4
Matt
 
MileHighBoxster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Colorado
Posts: 284
Quote:
Originally Posted by aztecw View Post
I had to get one last year for my 99, so only rear trunk release not the front. Here in the states it ran $175 for the key and $100 for the programming.
That's about right.
__________________
Matt
2004 Boxster S, Guard's Red, 6 Speed
MileHighBoxster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2012, 05:21 PM   #5
Registered User
 
thom4782's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Foster City CA
Posts: 1,085
The cheapest route is to buy new key heads only. One takes the existing keys and fits them into the new heads. Then its on to programming them. Suncoast Porsche sells complete key heads for about $130 bucks each. I bought two locally (paid more) and paid about $125 to have them programmed. Total cost was roughly $500 for me for two new remote keys, but if you buy from Suncoast and can find someone to program them, you'll pay about $400 total.
thom4782 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2012, 08:40 PM   #6
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Alabama
Posts: 443
cost of key

A) metal shaft. $100 factory cut from Porsche.Or... $30 for ebay blank + $40 for local smith to copy existing key.
B)new 3 button remote head - Suncoast or ebay, about $130-140.
C) programming car to recognize remote code (supplied w/ new remote head) and transponder for immobilizer (the elevtronic pill in the head); thrown in for free with other service at my indie, took him about 5 minutes with PST2. Good rapport with mechanic... priceless
BrokenLinkage is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2012, 02:28 PM   #7
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Australia
Posts: 24
Thanks guys for the input.
So , correct me if Im wrong, I can buy the remote head thru Ebay and then have a trusted mechanic/electrician to programme the codes?

Cheers
ermed911 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2012, 03:37 PM   #8
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Beaumont, TX
Posts: 118
Only if they have PST2 or PIWIS



Quote:
Originally Posted by ermed911 View Post
Thanks guys for the input.
So , correct me if Im wrong, I can buy the remote head thru Ebay and then have a trusted mechanic/electrician to programme the codes?

Cheers
__________________
02 Tacoma TRD
99 Boxster

Last edited by Chief; 05-18-2012 at 03:41 PM.
Chief is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2012, 08:38 PM   #9
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Olympia, Wa
Posts: 370
my dealer quoted me just under $500 for a new key and programming....3 button, Im going to order a head from online and just take it to them for programming

fivepointnine is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 08:42 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page