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Ford Focus - Spare Key needed

  • 26-11-2021 1:56am
    Registered Users Posts: 117 ✭✭ phelimb

    Family member recently bought a 2012 Focus but only got one key. It has the keyless entry/push button start etc.

    Anyway, what's the story with getting a spare key? Happy enough if it is a 'dumb' key that needs to be put into the door to open it and put into the ignition to start the car and so the only option a trip to my local friendly Ford dealer to cut a key? And is a 'dumb' key possible or will it need to be a fully electronic/programmed key (which Google tells me may be quite pricey)?




  • Registered Users Posts: 1,634 ✭✭✭ Miscreant

    Where are you based? If in Dublin, you could try Autokey on the Naas Road. They have been recommended on here dozens of times already and I have used them recently. Great service there and they can do a "dumb" key or a full key depending on the car model and what you want. Prices were reasonable compared to main dealer in my case.

    Edit: Just realised there is keyless start for the car.... May not even be an ignition barrel to insert a key so it will most likely have to be the fully programmed version. Still give Autokey a shout anyway and see what their advice is. Probably looking at over €200 for that type of key from them.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 409 ✭✭ ec_pc

    I have a similar Focus from 2013, there is no ignitition barrel, you will need the keyless fob.