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    Banana23
    HELP my car key has snapped!!!
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    • 2nd Apr 08, 1:06 AM
    HELP my car key has snapped!!! 2nd Apr 08 at 1:06 AM
    Arrrgghh, I drove to my friends this eve, got out of the car and as I wanted to lock the car I looked at my key. Only half of it was left!!!

    Boohoo. So off I went looking for the other half (of the key that is). Didn't find anything. My friend then just took the remaining half and put it into the ignition and voila, it worked. The car started. That's the good bit.
    The bad bit is I haven't got a spare key so have to leave the car on the road tonight, unlocked. Also, other half is obviously still in there.

    So my questions are:

    1.Do I need to get a locksmith that specialises in car locks or would a car specific garage be able to remove it?

    2. Is all the garage needs the chassis number in order to create a copy of the key?

    The whole thing would actually be quite funny if I wouldn't have to spend a fortune to sort this mess out....
    Thanks to everybody who posts competitions! Your hard work is well appreciated!!
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