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I have seen on E-bay some re-conditioning kits which have new buttons, and new metal loop at the bottom. I didn't look up the link, and I have no idea what the quality is, but you might check there. Worst case, you could get a used fob, and swap your key and reprogram.
 

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If I swap the whole thing (key+electronic) into a new plastic case, will i still have to reprogram? or is it not "swapable"?
 

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I haven't opened mine to see if the electronics can be removed. BUT if it can, then I am certain if you swap the KEY and the electronics, you'll be just fine. There is nothing magical about the plastic buttons.
 

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Mine broke off shortly after one side disconnected.

I say that I would just count on it being broken or call Billy Mays.
 

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I need a couple as well..

I only see one seller who has them on ebay, located in taiwan.
shipping is $12 to the US, but additional shipping is only 5. we could set a little group buy for this maybe?
 

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I need a couple as well..

I only see one seller who has them on ebay, located in taiwan.
shipping is $12 to the US, but additional shipping is only 5. we could set a little group buy for this maybe?
not a bad idea...
 

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planB: cheap fix like I just did on both my keys today.. :)
took them appart, made sure that i was clear to drill. drilled. done.

 

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planB: cheap fix like I just did on both my keys today.. :)
took them appart, made sure that i was clear to drill. drilled. done.




Did you do anything to make sure the FOB is atleast water resistant? We all drop our keys sometimes, and sometimes its a puddle of water beneath us.
 

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Did you do anything to make sure the FOB is atleast water resistant?
when you open the key you can see the 'seal', which makes the key somewhat waterproof. I just made sure to drill the holes outside the sealed area (where electronic is located)

 
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