Mitsubishi Raider Lost Car Key Replacement – All the Information You Need to Get a New Mitsubishi Raider Key. Tips, Costs, Your Options, and More.

Mitsubishi Raider key replacement - All you need to know

Mitsubishi Raider key replacement – All you need to know

 

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In this article:

Mitsubishi Raider replacement car keys – Introduction

Mitsubishi Raider keys replacement by year – not sure which key you had: Was it a regular key, transponder chip, or remote key fob? Find out here

Automotive locksmith coding a Mitsubishi transponder key

Automotive locksmith coding a Mitsubishi transponder key

Have you lost your Mitsubishi Raider car key? – How do I get a replacement key? What options do I have?

Mitsubishi Raider key replacement near me – things to remember before calling a locksmith

Mitsubishi Raider car key replacement cost

Key coding and programming machine for Mitsubishi Raider keys

Key coding and programming machine for Mitsubishi Raider keys

Can I get a replacement Mitsubishi Raider key by Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)?

Mitsubishi Raider key programming – which keys can you program yourself? how to program your key & more.

Transponder chip key for a Mitsubishi Raider

Transponder chip key for a Mitsubishi Raider

Keyless entry information Mitsubishi Raider

 

Introduction:

Mitsubishi key replacements - Key fob, transponder and non-chip

Mitsubishi key replacements – Key fob, transponder and non-chip

Mitsubishi Raider was introduced in 1987. This model has three types of keys.

Transponder chip key: 2006 to 2010.

Non-transponder keys: 1987 to 1991.

Transponder key replacement - Mitsubishi - Inside look

Transponder key replacement – Mitsubishi – Inside look

    • Please keep in mind that while some keys or key fobs may look the same, they have different capabilities/frequencies/keyways. Therefore, having the right key or key fob is essential.
    • Already have your key? Need information to guide you through programming your Mitsubishi Raider transponder key? Click here for more information.

 

Quick access or go to FAQ

 

Click on the type of key you had or your year model below to get the most accurate information:

 

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010: (Y164-PT)

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Mitsubishi Raider transponder key replacement (Y164-PT)

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Mitsubishi Raider transponder key replacement (Y164-PT)

Already have a key? Click HERE for programming information.

 

1990, 1991: (X196/HY5)

1990, 1991 Mitsubishi Raider non-transponder key replacement (X196/HY5)

1990, 1991 Mitsubishi Raider non-transponder key replacement (X196/HY5)

 

1987, 1988, 1989: (X160/HY2)

1987, 1988, 1989 Mitsubishi Raider non-transponder key replacement (X160/HY2)

1987, 1988, 1989 Mitsubishi Raider non-transponder key replacement (X160/HY2)

 

 

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Q: I lost my Mitsubishi Raider car keys. I don’t have a spare, so need a replacement. How and where can I get a replacement key?

How to get a Mitsubishi Raider replacement key

How to get a Mitsubishi Raider replacement key

 

Generally speaking, you have three options:

On-site service for Mitsubishi car keys

On-site service for Mitsubishi car keys

  1. Call an automotive locksmith that offers a mobile service for Mitsubishi Raider cars. We can help you with that.
  2. Tow the car to the dealer.
  3. Order a key online and have the dealer or locksmith cut and program it for you (if necessary).
Transponder key on a computer operated cutting machine

Transponder key on a computer operated cutting machine

A word of caution: The type of key you need depends on the year and model of your Mitsubishi Raider. Therefore, the options for getting a new key made and programmed depend on whether you need a remote, an intelligent fob, push to start button, a transponder, or a regular key.

A: For a more detailed explanation, including tips on SAVING TIME AND MONEY, please visit our blog post: How to get a replacement key.

Not ready to call for service just yet? Click here for some GREAT ideas on how to find lost car keys.

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Q: Mitsubishi Raider key replacement near me – How to find a locksmith or dealer and what should you tell them?

Mitsubishi Raider key replacement service near your location - Tips

Mitsubishi Raider key replacement service near your location – Tips

First, make sure you have the exact year, make, and model, e.g., 2010 Mitsubishi Raider.

In addition, write down the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) of the car located on the left side of the dashboard near the mirror (Click here for more information). The VIN helps the locksmith or dealer verify the year, make, and model of the car and determine which key you had.

Check a few locksmiths near your location

Check a few locksmiths near your location

Also, keep in mind that many locksmiths offer mobile service and travel up to 30 miles radius from where their store is located. Therefore, depends on your location, it might be a good idea to expand your search and call for a few additional quotes, even if on the map, these locksmiths seems to be far from you.

All Mitsubishi key fobs and transponder keys must be coded with the car on-site

All Mitsubishi key fobs and transponder keys must be coded with the car on-site

Remember,

Their distance as you see on the map, is their business address, not their physical and current location. All you have to make sure, is that they carry the right equipment to cut and program your Mitsubishi Raider key.

You can also try and call a few Mitsubishi dealers near your location, but remember that you will need to tow the car there.

Finally, make sure you can show ownership of the car by having the necessary documents – title, ID, insurance card, etc.

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Q: Mitsubishi Raider key replacement cost – How much does it cost to replace a Mitsubishi Raider key without the original? What is the average price?

Mitsubishi Raider key replacement cost - estimate only

Mitsubishi Raider key replacement cost – estimate only

 

In short, replacing a Mitsubishi Raider key can cost between $125 to $260. The cost depends on a number of factors:

  1. The type of key you need
  2. The car’s year of manufacture
  3. Time of day & your location
  4. Where you get a key replacement (dealer, automotive locksmith, online, etc.)
  5. Availability of code to cut a new key
  6. Original ignition or not
Factors to consider about key replacement cost

Factors to consider about key replacement cost

The type of key you had and the year the car was manufactured are the most important factors for identifying if you need a chip, intelligent fob, “push to start”, remote, regular “non-transponder” key. The newer the car is, the better the security features the key has. On later models, you can therefore expect to pay more than $250 for a replacement key. Click here to see the model and type of key you had for a more accurate price and additional information.

Mitsubishi key fobs are more expensive to replace than transponder keys

Mitsubishi key fobs are more expensive to replace than transponder keys

Also,

the price depends on where you get a key replacement. Did your replacement key come from the dealer, or an automotive locksmith? Or did you get it online? Click here to get a more detailed explanation of how to get a replacement key.

All Mitsubishi key fobs and transponder keys must be coded on site with a special machine like in this picture

All Mitsubishi key fobs and transponder keys must be coded on site with a special machine like in this picture

The dealer usually charges about 10% to 15% less for the replacement key than a locksmith would charge. However, you will likely have to tow the car there to program the new key or remote. Therefore, the total price is usually higher.

Ignition cylinder parts

Ignition cylinder parts

Furthermore,

consider that if you have a locksmith come out and make you a new key outside regular business hours, the price may increase.

Finally,

If you have previously had your ignition cylinder replaced, which is quite common in older cars, this probably means that the code for the key may not be useful. In such cases, the key will have to be cut manually by a locksmith, or you will have to change the ignition again, and here the dealer can’t help.

For a more detailed explanation and GREAT TIPS on how to save money, please visit our blog post: Car keys replacement costs

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Q: Can I get a Mitsubishi Raider key replacement by its VIN?

Mitsubishi Raider key replacement by VIN

Mitsubishi Raider key replacement by VIN

A: That depends on the year of manufacture of your car and the type of key you had.

The VIN gives dealers or automotive locksmiths the option of accessing the key code on file – i.e., to cut you a replacement key by code which makes the process fast and easy. There are however two things to consider:

  1. If your vehicle is older than 10 years, Mitsubishi dealers will no longer have its key code record, so an automotive locksmith will be your only option to get a replacement key.
  2. For vehicles equipped with a transponder system and/or a remote/intelligent key/fob key, the codes should be available. However, as coding is required, you will have to either tow the car to the dealer, or have an automotive locksmith come and code the key on site.

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Q: Mitsubishi Raider key programming – which keys can you program yourself? Which keys require a programming tool? & more

Automotive locksmith programming a Mitsubishi Raider key on-site

Automotive locksmith programming a Mitsubishi Raider key on-site

A: Mitsubishi Raider has different types of keys. Some require programming, and some don’t. All transponder chip keys and/or smart key fobs need to be programmed. This process requires a special programming machine that only an automotive locksmith or the dealer has. There is no need to program non-transponder metal keys.

Key coding machine for Mitsubishi key fobs and transponder keys

Key coding machine for Mitsubishi key fobs and transponder keys

To make things simple, we divided all Mitsubishi Raider keys into two categories:

  1. No programming needed (Non-transponder keys).
  2. Keys that need to be programmed (Transponder or remote keys). These keys required the expertise of an automotive locksmith or the dealer.

 

No programming needed:

Car key cutting machine

Car key cutting machine

Mitsubishi non-transponder keys are metal keys that have no chip in them, so no programming is needed.

X196/HY5, X160/HY2.

 

For Mitsubishi Raider keys that need to be programmed, you will need an automotive locksmith or the dealer:

Car key coding machine for Mitsubishi key fobs and transponder keys

Car key coding machine for Mitsubishi key fobs and transponder keys

These keys, also known as remote smart keys, intelligent keys or key fobs, and transponder keys, have a security chip. Programming is needed. Also, a special machine is needed to program them. An automotive locksmith or dealer should do it for you. This process must be followed for most models made after 1998.

Y164-PT.

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Keyless entry information for the Mitsubishi Raider:

There is no available keyless entry for this model.

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