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Old 01-27-2011, 04:27 PM   #1
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Key head falling apart?

In one week, both of my keys have come apart at the key head. They wont stay together even when I take the electronics out. I think that the little fish hooks on the cap with the buttons is worn and doesn't have enough bite.

I stopped by the local stealership and they wanted $180 for the plastic housing! The electronics and key are fine, I have one taped together and it's working fine, but looks really nasty.

I could only find one online in the UK for $32 each plus shipping, does anyone have a fix or another source in the US before I order them from the UK?


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Old 01-27-2011, 05:08 PM   #2
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I had the same problem with mine and eventually I will replace them if the right deal comes along but for now I just put a rubber band around it and put a small dab of Superglue and let it sit up overnight. Has worked for me for several months like that.

I refuse to pay that $$ for a plastic key part. I was thinking of going the route of the GT3 key head or something different. Heck, if I am gonna pay for a new keyhead it might as well be to a more expensive car right??

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