Renault Megane key card problem

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Renault Megane key card problem

Post by IceManUK » 11 Oct 2017, 18:24

Hi Guys,
My key card has stopped working and I was wandering if you know anyone decent apart from the dealer that can provide a replacement key card? I'm in South Wales, close to Newport and I have a Megane 04 plate.
Thanks for your help
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Re: Renault Megane key card problem

Post by GiveMeABreak » 11 Oct 2017, 18:40

Hi an welcome to the forum.

There are several places than can repair these for £25 - this is one I've heard recommended:
Cartronix:
https://cartronix.co.uk/product/renault-keycard-repair/

Until you can get it fixed, have you tried putting the card in, put it into first gear, then back into neutral and trying it?
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Re: Renault Megane key card problem

Post by IceManUK » 11 Oct 2017, 19:17

Thank for that, the issue I'm having atm is that I have sent my key card off for a repair and it's been almost 2 weeks now and I haven't heard anything back from the repair shop, what's worse they are not responding to my calls. In short I need a replacement card but the dealer prices, waiting time and the need of towing my car puts me off.
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Re: Renault Megane key card problem

Post by GiveMeABreak » 11 Oct 2017, 19:46

That's bad news - I believe they about £180 ish from the dealer, Dare we ask what the company is called? Although I'd understand if you want to withhold that until you get your key card back (hopefully).
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Re: Renault Megane key card problem

Post by IceManUK » 16 Oct 2017, 13:36

Well I have already came to terms with the fact that I wont get my key card back, fortunately I kept the emergency key. The repair shop was http://www.keycardrepair.co.uk so seriously guys stay away from them.
I did try another local company https://keycardservices.co.uk/ and got 2 cards from them for £180 with warranty. Hopefully the cards will last
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Re: Renault Megane key card problem

Post by GiveMeABreak » 16 Oct 2017, 14:16

Thanks for posting back - I'm sure that will prove useful for other members facing a similar issue.

Glad you have working key cards again!
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