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You will have to go to the dealer to get new keys and remotes with the microchip and have it programmed and cut there. VW keys are as you know not like typical auto keys that have teeth and as such they have to be cut with special equipment. Your car will also have an immobilizer that requires a code from the microchip in the key or a key fob remote to disable the immobilizer and this is something that has to be done at the dealership as there are very few locksmiths that handle this. Rough cost estimate is $300 per key with remote and work done.
Unfortunately you will probably be making a trip to the VW dealer so they can reprogram the remote(s). This is also likely to be expensive so be prepared. I asked around and so far no one knows anyone else that can reprogram factory VW alarm remotes. If, for some reason, you have an after market alarm, your local stereo shop should be able to help you out for a few bucks.
the dealer gave you a ignition key, instead of valet key.
valet key should open the driver door and ignition. nothing else. if the key can't ope the door. try the trunk. if it open the trunk, the it is a wrong key.
the switchblade key comes apart buy lightly prying the 2 halves apart with a pocket screwdriver then the half that has the buttons will pop apart like a watch the battery is a watch/hearing aid battery, think the number is c2023
No. VW has made it nearly impossible to solve any key-related problems without a costly visit to the dealership. Battery must be replaced, and I assure you. the dealership will advise you that the ONLY place that you can find that particular battery is from the dealership. They like it that way.