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Originally Posted by epiphany
Thanks for quick response vass.
I understand that each key would have a unique encryption, but I thought that encryption is made when they program the chip - therefore, if I buy just the basic key, I was hoping Renault would only be needed for the programing part (and not the actual key as well), saving me a bit of cash.
My understanding is that recently, Renault decided to only programme keys that have come with a unique (chassis number?) encryption which they apply to the key before it goes to the dealer for programming. The thread I mentioned can't be more than about 3 days old so I'll look for it and then post you a link.
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