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Posted:04 December 2018 | Category: General

How to Get a Volkswagen Key Replacement

Looking for the Local Volkswagen Retailer Key Replacement Service Near Me?

We all accidentally misplace things now and then, but when it comes to your car keys, it’s probably best to take extra care to ensure you don’t lose them. Replacing a car key can be frustrating, but when it comes to getting a new Volkswagen key, the process is very simple.

On the official Volkswagen website, the advice given is to simply speak to your local Volkswagen retailer, preferably the one where you purchased the vehicle. Keep in mind that only the registered owner of the car can obtain the key, so you’ll be asked for proof of ID and also any proof that shows you own the vehicle. Once provided, you’ll obtain a new key.

Contacting Sinclair Volkswagen for a Replacement Key

Sinclair Volkswagen is part of the Sinclair group in South Wales. We have a network of Volkswagen dealerships located in Bridgend, Cardiff, Newport, Neyland, Port Talbot and Swansea. If you need a replacement key for your Volkswagen vehicle, then we’d be happy to help you. We understand how frustrating it can be to lose or misplace your keys, and it’s even more problematic if the keys are stolen. As such, we’ll do everything in our power to ensure that you receive replacement keys for your Volkswagen vehicle as soon as possible.

Do keep in mind that we will need proof of purchase and also identification.

VW Car Key Cutting & Programming Service

As your local Volkswagen Retailer we also reprogram your replacement key to work only on your car. The cost for this service can vary depending on the type of key you have. When you contact us we will be able to give you the price over the phone.

What types of VW Cars can you replace keys for?

As the official VW South Wales dealer we can replace keys for all VW variations from:

  • Polo
  • Golf
  • UP
  • ID3
  • ID4
  • T-ROC
  • Tiguan
  • Touareg
  • Passat
  • Arteon
  • Touran/li>
  • Sharan

Tips to Help Prevent Losing Your Volkswagen Key

If you’ve yet to lose your keys or recently received a replacement, then you’re probably thinking about how you could prevent yourself from losing your keys in the future. To help out, we’ve prepared a few tips:

• Give your keys a home. Whether it’s a small bowl near the entrance of your house, a chain of keys that also includes your house keys or even a magnetic holder on your wall, try and train yourself to always keep your keys in the same place when you’re at home or outside.
• You can also buy some gadgets to help you remember where your keys are. You can typically pair a smartphone app with these devices so that you can cause it to beep or ring when it’s lost so you can locate it.
• Keep your belongings safe when you’re out. Keep your wallet and keys close to you, and never leave your keys in a bag that you rest on a table or lose sight of. Always keep your car keys close!

Final Words

It’s always a good idea to keep proof of purchase and other official documents, not just in preparation of when you lose your keys. Make sure you keep those documents handy so that you can quickly contact your local Volkswagen dealership so that you can get a replacement as soon as possible.

For more questions, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re more than happy to answer any concerns you may have or even start the process of replacing your Volkswagen keys