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My blue key has broke, so I now have a black one and I'm

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My blue key has broke, so I now have a black one and I'm trying to programme it
JA: Any trouble turning the key in the ignition? Do you have a key fob?
Customer: No problems with the key in the ignition,yes it is a fob key
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2010, mwb transit
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, I've tried the key in the ignition and turning it several times like it says on forums
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Jake replied 1 year ago.

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The old black key fobs are easliy programmable as all they control is the central locking

Unfortunately with the new models that have the blue key, these would need programming disingenuous diagnostic equipment. Unfortunatly the keys are not interchangeable.

If the issue with your old fob is just that the battery has gone dead. You are able to get a new battery and case on eBay, these do require breaking the old case to get them apart and then carrying out soldering to detach and re attach the batteries. Your local garage should be able to do this for you but a dealer will not.

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to ask. Regards. Jake