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Mercedes 1999 c200 key fob

My mercedes c200 1999's key fob will not lock/unlock doors, nor will it start the car. it will not turn in the ignition. I've changed the batteries but still not working. The red light still flashes when a button on the fob is pressed. What is the cheapest and easiest solution to my problem. Please help!!! I really can't afford to spend £177 + vat on a new key!

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  • goeurope Jan 06, 2009

    Mine is a 1999 clk 320 with exactly the same problem. Same thing happened 8 months ago and after 3 hours of trying, the AAA driver played with the key and started it right up. Does it need cleaning or something?

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    my mercedes benz C200 wont lock or unlock from the drivers door but i can unlock and lock the car from the boot

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Key fob won't lock or unlock doors

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    my car cant start,HELP..

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    smart key fob failure

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Hello Haq!
Could it be the key just needs re-coding? maybe you are worrying to much as £177 would be about right as that would need coding etc., Try phoning your local Merc dealer or take the key and V5 to them for coding (Hopefully)
Good Luck!
Paul 'W'
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