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Ml430: the alarm remote broke so i could not start the car

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the alarm remote broke so i could not start the car i got a new key from m.b dealer now the car starts fine but doors dont lock or unlock hoe do i program the key .
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Marty replied 2 years ago.
Hi, welcome to Just Answer. A brand new key must initially be programmed to lock and unlock the car using the Mercedes Star Diagnosis tester. You cannot program a new key without the tester. You will need to bring the car to the dealer to have the new key programmed to the vehicle.
Let me know if you have any questions.
Expert:  Marty replied 2 years ago.
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