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Lost the key to S40 - nned to "program" with computer. Need help

We live in The Bahamas ans can not find anyone that can reprogram a key for a 1999 S40. Japan wants me to ship it back over with all the associated paperwork to "prove" it is not stolen.
Any suggestions?

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  • gordon_tomli Feb 12, 2009

    I tried the dealer in Miami and his software only goes back to 2000.

    I have even offered to pay to fly a tech over with the laptop and pay a full days wages and then some to make it worthwhile to the Dealer.

    The dealers in FLL have not returned my inquiries (Holman, Margate and Maroone Volvo). I will keep trying.

    thank you

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I live in the Bahamas and have the same problem ( lost Key ) with a 2001 S40 Volvo.
Did you have any luck ?? - I see your post is over one year old

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The United states will do the samething. the volvo dealer here would need registration and proof of ownership first to cut or reprogram and key. they need the vin number. i would suggest maybe next time in florida, you can do this.

hope this fixes it. jeff

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