Mercedes Car Key Replacement in Greater London 24/7

by UK Auto Locksmith
1 year ago

Whether you’ve suddenly found that your Mercedes key no longer works, have accidentally locked the key inside the vehicle, or have lost it altogether, and you understand that you need Mercedes Car Key Replacement it’s important to make the right decision to ensure you get back on the road again swiftly. That’s exactly where a highly trained and professional locksmith like UK Auto Locksmith can help.

✅ No call-out charge
✅ 30min response time
✅ Up to 12 months warranty
✅ 2nd key up to 50% off

Call UK Auto Locksmith anytime and we will be at your location anywhere in London within 30 minutes!

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How do I get a Mercedes Car Key Replacement? 

Our technicians have the skills to gain entry to any Mercedes without damaging the lock, whilst we can cut, program and reprogram keys, as well as offer replacement car keys for remote fobs and Mercedes transponder keys.

  • From the A-Class to B-Class, G-Class and GLC, we have the experience and equipment to help 24/7, whatever the series.
  • In addition to offering expert assistance with emergency car lockouts, we also provide key and remote repairs, ignition repairs, key reprogramming, lock picking, decoding, and EEPROM programming.
  • As a Mercedes auto locksmith, we only hire trained and experienced technicians, so we can guarantee you the best quality workmanship.
  • We provide the most competitive response time in London – only 25 minutes.

From the moment you need help with your Mercedes Benz key, we’re here for you every step of the way. With our highly skilled team of Mercedes Auto Locksmiths, you’re guaranteed an exceptional service at an affordable price – with absolutely no hidden fees or extras. You can learn more about our handiwork by reading through our many Trustpilot reviews and testimonials from happy clients – many of whom were Mercedes owners!


Our service for Mercedes – 

Whether you’re at work, at home, or on the hard shoulder, we can cater for every type of situation, including:

  • Lost keys
  • Stolen keys
  • Key reprogramming
  • Ignition repair
  • Replacements
  • Broken keys
  • Extraction of broken keys from the lock

Understanding Mercedes Key Types and Replacement Options

Owning a Mercedes-Benz is synonymous with luxury and advanced technology, a fact that extends down to the intricacies of its key systems. Mercedes offers a range of key types, each with unique functionalities that cater to the diverse needs of its clientele. Whether you’re dealing with a lost key, thinking of getting a spare, or simply curious about your key’s capabilities, it’s essential to understand the different types of keys and what replacing them entails.

Types of Mercedes Keys:

  1. Traditional Keys: The earliest form of Mercedes keys, offering basic car access and ignition start. These keys are straightforward but lack the advanced security features of newer models.
  2. Chrome Keys: Representing a leap in functionality and security, chrome keys eliminate the traditional metal key insert in favor of a sleek, push-button start and remote access features like locking and unlocking from a distance.
  3. Smartkeys: These keys are a step up in convenience, allowing keyless entry and ignition. Smartkeys enhance security with advanced encryption methods, making unauthorized access more difficult.
  4. Intelligent Key Fobs: The pinnacle of key technology, these fobs offer the highest level of convenience and security. With features like remote start and personalized vehicle settings, they represent the forefront of automotive key design.

Replacement and Costs for Mercedes Keys

The replacement process and costs vary significantly between the different types of keys. Traditional and chrome keys, while less expensive, still require specialized programming to sync with your vehicle’s security system. Smartkeys and intelligent fobs, being more technologically advanced, command a higher price, not just for the hardware but also for the programming involved.

Replacement costs can range from $200 to over $700, depending on the key type and the specific model of your Mercedes-Benz. It’s important to note that these costs can escalate if you’re required to replace the entire key system due to security or technical issues.

Choosing the Right Replacement Option

When replacing your Mercedes key, you have two primary avenues: dealerships and certified locksmiths. Dealerships offer the guarantee of genuine parts and specialized service but at a premium. Certified locksmiths can provide a more cost-effective solution without sacrificing quality, especially for less complex key types. However, for smartkeys and intelligent fobs, it’s advisable to consult a dealership or a highly specialized locksmith to ensure the integrity of your vehicle’s security system.

Feature Locksmith Dealership
Cost Generally lower, offers more competitive pricing. Higher due to official parts and labor costs.
Convenience Often offers mobile services, coming directly to your location. May require you to visit the dealership, sometimes with the vehicle.
Speed of Service Can often provide same-day service. Replacement and programming might take several days, depending on the key type and availability.
Availability Usually available for emergency services 24/7. Limited to business hours, may not be available on weekends or holidays.
Expertise Specialized locksmiths have expertise with a wide range of vehicle models and key technologies. Dealership technicians are trained specifically for Mercedes models but may prioritize sales over service.
Customization and Flexibility Can sometimes offer more flexible solutions or alternatives to official parts. Strict adherence to official Mercedes parts and protocols.
Personal Service Smaller businesses can offer more personalized service and attention to detail. Service can be less personal, with a focus on throughput and efficiency.

In conclusion, understanding your Mercedes-Benz key’s type and functionalities is crucial in navigating the replacement process efficiently and cost-effectively. Whether opting for a dealership or a certified locksmith, ensure that your choice aligns with your vehicle’s requirements and your personal convenience. Keeping a spare key can also mitigate future inconveniences, providing peace of mind and always securing your access to your vehicle.

Request a rapid replacement for your lost Mercedes key

Here at UK Auto Locksmith, we cover all areas within the M25, providing Mercedes car key replacement, helping many Mercedes owners overcome daunting situations quickly. Even if you’ve lost your keys with no spare available, we can get you back on the road in no time. Car key repair service is near you! As is the case with all leading luxury car brands, Mercedes put a tremendous amount of thought into security, meaning these keys are highly advanced and truly unique to each and every vehicle. With incorrect reprogramming, your vehicle will not start, but we’re able to match your key and car together seamlessly and fix any technological glitches so you won’t need a single visit from a mechanic. With an experienced, prompt, and professional team, we are able to cater to the needs of all car owners. So whether your treasured Mercedes Benz is brand new, 10 years old, or several decades old, we can ease your headache and provide rapid roadside assistance.

NO matter what type of key you need, our professional car locksmith team in London is here to help you.


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How much does a Mercedes car replacement key cost?

The cost of replacing lost Mercedes car keys depends mainly on the type of key necessary for the vehicle to start, and the costs vary depending on the service you need. 

  • For lockout- Start from £120
  • For Lost key- Start from £180
  • For Key Repair- Start from £130
  • For Copy Key- Start from £150
  • For Key replacement- Start from £150
  • For Ignition Repair/replacement- Start from £300

What information do I need to give to the locksmith?

To program your Mercedes car keys, the assigned locksmith will need to have the following information at his disposal:

  • The model of the Mercedes
  • The year of purchase
  • The car registration details
  • The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

The above information is necessary for the locksmith to understand the type of key that your vehicle needs. The VIN is normally located on the dashboard, on the driver’s side.

The locksmith will need the relevant documents which will confirm that you are the owner of the vehicle. 

Can Mercedes-Benz keys be tracked?

The Mercedes me connect app gives you the option to pair your Mercedes car and then activate several services such as Remote Engine Start, Locate Vehicle and more, Remote Door Lock & Unlock etc. Just scan the QR code in the car to pair your car.

Why Choose UK Auto Locksmith Over Other Locksmith Services?

UK Auto Locksmith team has all the necessary tools and skills in order to program your transponder key quickly without any hassle. Most locksmith businesses do not have the required car key programming equipment and can only supply you with a basic car key that will simply open your vehicle. In this case, without the transponder chip, the key won’t be able to start your vehicle. At UK Auto Locksmith, our specialists have practical experience in transponder key programming administrations. We can give you a key that won’t just get you inside your car yet additionally enable you to start it and go back on the road. Our transponder keys are genuine trades for your car’s original.

Which areas do you cover?

UK Auto Locksmith offers 24/7 Automotive Locksmith Services in most parts of London and Great London areas, including lost car key replacement, emergency car lockout, and key and remote repair services


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