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Old March 16th, 2015, 10:48 PM
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Guys I have a 94 d90 and I have lost my keys...gone..actually my grandfather gave them away when he sold a car..don't ask...so I need new keys. What are my options and what do I do? Please help no really knows what options I have. LRNA can't help, British Atlantic doesn't know..I am kind screwed...please help!!
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Old March 16th, 2015, 10:50 PM
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You could sell the truck to me cheap since it doesn't start or run or buy a new ignition switch with keys. What a PITA situation.
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Old March 16th, 2015, 10:53 PM
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I had a friend lose his remote key entry controller for his car and we found a local locksmith that came to his house and re-keyed the whole system. Maybe that's an option here? It ran him about $300 for the new controller and the time it took. I would start there and see if they can do a key set for you.

You should buy a blank door key and a blank ignition key first to help them get started. If you open the dash, behind the instrument cluster, there should be a tag tied to your steering column. That indicates the key serial number, and that could be helpful.
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Old March 16th, 2015, 10:55 PM
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Call a reputable locksmith. It is what they do for a living.
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Old March 16th, 2015, 10:55 PM
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I had a friend lose his remote key entry controller for his car and we found a local locksmith that came to his house and re-keyed the whole system. Maybe that's an option here? It ran him about $300 for the new controller and the time it took. I would start there and see if they can do a key set for you.

Nope can't cut a key...called about 50 locksmiths..no go..
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Old March 16th, 2015, 10:59 PM
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If you open the dash, behind the instrument cluster, there should be a tag tied to your steering column. That indicates the key serial number, and that could be helpful when contacting land rover.
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Old March 16th, 2015, 11:01 PM
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If you open the dash, behind the instrument cluster, there should be a tag tied to your steering column. That indicates the key serial number, and that could be helpful when contacting land rover.
That would be very helpful.,,,,..thank you sir..I have no issue buying a new igniton and lock cylinder but seems these are NLA? No one knows shit at my local LR DEALER..sorry just frustrated...
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Old March 16th, 2015, 11:05 PM
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the instrument cluster is easy to take off, just four screws and it pulls straight out. careful when handling that tag (if it's still there, I hope it is). it was printed with crappy ink, so handle it like you've just found the only copy of the Constitution outside of the Smithsonian.
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Old March 16th, 2015, 11:06 PM
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the instrument cluster is easy to take off, just four screws and it pulls straight out. careful when handling that tag (if it's still there, I hope it is). it was printed with crappy ink, so handle it like you've just found the only copy of the Constitution outside of the Smithsonian.
Thank you for letting me know about the tag....i have pulled the cluster to fix my speedo cable should be easy.....I hope it is there too. Thank you again for your help...I really appreciate it.
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Old March 16th, 2015, 11:23 PM
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Let us know what you find
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Old March 17th, 2015, 09:17 PM
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Try a real Locksmith. The 51st. one will be the one that can do it. Maybe ask you local Locksmith if he could recommend one who does automotive because it is a specialty. Any Land Rover lock I've seen has been rather simple and not involving electronic security unless it is a Range Rover or Discovery.
Jeez man, it's what locksmiths do. I've gotta shake my head at the responses your getting.
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Old March 17th, 2015, 10:09 PM
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If you open the dash, behind the instrument cluster, there should be a tag tied to your steering column. That indicates the key serial number, and that could be helpful when contacting land rover.
Well shit, learn something new every day. Glad I left that tag on when I replaced ignition switch!
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Old March 17th, 2015, 11:41 PM
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A good, experienced locksmith will use a process called "impression a key".
Depending on the tolerance to which the lock is built, the process can be difficult.
Our Defender locks should be fairly easy, after all they are not German made locks.
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Old March 18th, 2015, 07:29 AM
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A new lock set is not expensive. And that comes with keys ...
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Old March 20th, 2015, 08:30 PM
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All good..found tag behind cluster...had Coker cut..,back on the road!, thanks for everyone's help!
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Old March 20th, 2015, 11:20 PM
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Old March 20th, 2015, 11:53 PM
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All good..found tag behind cluster...had Coker cut..,back on the road!, thanks for everyone's help!
Oh and how much did they charge?
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