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I lost my key to my 97 Mercedes is there a way to start it

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I lost my key to my 97 Mercedes is there a way to start it by hot wire are brakeing the ignition? And dose it have a chipped key?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Ron replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Ron replied 2 months ago.

Nick, unfortunately the system can not be hot wired and breaking the lock is not a good idea. If the system can not read the key its will not start. You are best served to have a new key made and programmed and go from there.