Help pls! We have a Landrover Discovery 2 1999 that we have lost the keys for. Local dealer is telling us we need to pay over $2000 to order a key from Uk which will take over 3 weeks.

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Asked by Dec 23, 2014 at 10:19 PM about the 1999 Land Rover Discovery

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car isnt at home but told it cant be towed
either because we cant get in the car and its
parked in a car park. Rang another dealer
who gave us key code, Eka and has posted
a key kit to us. Local dealer saying key kit
wont work because u need to have a
programmed key to program the new one.
Got a key cut at locksmith to try to enter
EKA while in lock down mode but can turn
right to complete EKA. Everyone giving
different advice and still hasnt helped to
atleast get car home/ to dealer. Been in the
car park for 5 days!

3 Answers

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That's nuts, they can dolly the rig out of the car park, sounds like they just don't want to be bothered as it is a little difficult due to clearance problems with most car parks. Don't know much about Rovers out here, no one wants a late model one out in the sticks due to the problems they have.

26,775

By car park, I'm assuming that you mean an enclosed parking structure (either above or below ground). Agree with tennisshoes that getting something like a flatbed tow truck in there would be a monumental pain in the @ss due to clearance and spacing between cars. Highly doubt your locksmith cut key will work as it's not programmed and likely won't allow you to start your vehicle. I DO know that AAA and some of the local police departments have "slim jims" (thin metal bars) that they might be able to unlock the door with. Silly question, but don't you have a spare set of keys??

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No both sets are lost. Managed to get the car unlocked but car is in lockdown mode and the guy from rac said the EKA wont work now but I read on the net it said u can wait half an hr n try again. Hes disconnected the battery n taken off n said we cant get it towed to his workshop cos theyre closed for chrissy now. We should be able to be towed now cos we are inside n can unlock the steering. Our local dealer is disagreeing with what other dealers n auto locksmiths are telling us.

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