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Old 11-19-2012, 02:17 PM   #11
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For those looking for an affordable spare key without the wireless remote, this one worked fine on my 2013 SE:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/110939181988...84.m1439.l2649

Not trying to steer traffic to that particular eBay seller. I'm sure others are selling keys that work just as well. But this is the only one I have experience with.

I had to go to five locksmiths until I found one that both had the cutting machine and someone who knew how to operate it. Once the key was cut, I was able to program it on the first try, using the instructions in the owner's manual.

It's worth making a spare before you need one: It takes two activated keys to program a new one, so if you wait until a key is lost or stolen, you'll need a dealer's help ($$$) to make a new key.
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Old 11-19-2012, 02:23 PM   #12
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... I should add, the locksmith charged me $45 to cut the key, so the total cost was just under $60/key.
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Old 11-21-2012, 11:52 AM   #13
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... I should add, the locksmith charged me $45 to cut the key, so the total cost was just under $60/key.
Call around for key cutting prices and negotiate if necessary. I had my key cut in the Kansas City area for $10.00 and I was in and out of the locksmith's shop in less than 5 minutes.

Brandt Locksmiths at 224 W. 85th St. KC, MO.
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Old 11-21-2012, 12:20 PM   #14
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I ordered two off eBay (as shown for a 2013) but they were the old style, sent back and he is supposed to send me the new style for a bit extra charge.

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Old 11-22-2012, 06:35 PM   #15
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I ordered two off eBay (as shown for a 2013) but they were the old style, sent back and he is supposed to send me the new style for a bit extra charge.

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That is his bust... the new keys should be sent to you with no additional cost. He listed them as a 2013 key so thats what you should get. I would have been upset enough at that to jsut return it and buy from someone else. I would definitely not leave 100% positive feedback.

I bought a motherboard for a laptop once. The guy sent the wrong one and sent me out the correct one and never even asked for the wrong one back.
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:26 PM   #16
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Hey if people are looking for flip keys I think I saw that the new fusions use a new style flip key. Maybe we could get them cut and programmed for the focus?
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