Volkswagen Jetta Lost Car Key Replacement – All the Information You Need to Get a New Volkswagen Jetta Key. Tips, Cost, Your Options and More.

Volkswagen Jetta Car Keys Replacement

Volkswagen Jetta Car Keys Replacement

 

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In this article:

Volkswagen Jetta Replacement car keys – Introduction

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

Have you lost your Volkswagen Jetta car keys – How do I get a new replacement key? What options do I have?

Automotive locksmith cutting a new VW key

Automotive locksmith cutting a new VW key

Volkswagen Jetta key replacement near me – things to remember before calling a locksmith

Volkswagen Jetta car key replacement cost

Can I get a replacement Volkswagen Jetta key by VIN?

Volkswagen Jetta key programming – which keys you can program yourself, how to program & more

Keyless entry information Volkswagen Jetta

 

Automotive locksmith coding a new Volkswagen car key on-site

Automotive locksmith coding a new Volkswagen car key on-site

 

Introduction:

The Volkswagen Jetta was introduced in 1985. This model has three versions (Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Jetta GLI, Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen) and seven types of keys.

Transponder Chip Key: 2000-2020 – Four types of keys.

Non-Transponder Key: 1980-1999 – Three types of keys.

  • Please keep in mind that while some keys/key fobs may look the same they have different capabilities/frequencies/keyways and therefore it is important to have the right key/fob.
  • Already have your key? Need programming information on how to program Volkswagen Jetta key fob or transponder key? Click here for more information.

 

Quick access or go to FAQ

 

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

 

Volkswagen Jetta:

 

2018, 2019, 2020: (5G6 959 752 AC)

2018, 2019, 2020 Volkswagen Jetta Transponder Key Replacement 5G6 959 752 AC

2018, 2019, 2020 Volkswagen Jetta Transponder Key Replacement 5G6 959 752 AC

Already have a key? Click HERE for programming information.

 

2017: (OEM# 5K0 959 753 BM)

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Transponder Key Replacement OEM# 5K0 959 753 BM

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Transponder Key Replacement OEM# 5K0 959 753 BM

Already have a key? Click HERE for programming information.

 

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016: (HU66T24)

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Transponder Key Replacement HU66T24

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Transponder Key Replacement HU66T24

Already have a key? Click HERE for programming information.

 

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005: (HU66T6)

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Volkswagen Jetta Transponder Key Replacement HU66T6

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Volkswagen Jetta Transponder Key Replacement HU66T6

Already have a key? Click HERE for programming information.

 

1999: (HU66-P)

1999 Volkswagen Jetta Non-Transponder Key Replacement HU66-P

1999 Volkswagen Jetta Non-Transponder Key Replacement HU66-P

 

1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998: (X203/V37)

1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Volkswagen Jetta Non-Transponder Key Replacement X203/V37

1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Volkswagen Jetta Non-Transponder Key Replacement X203/V37

 

1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987: (X88/PA8)

1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 Volkswagen GTI Non-Transponder Key Replacement X88/PA8

1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 Volkswagen GTI Non-Transponder Key Replacement X88/PA8

 

 

Volkswagen Jetta GLI:

2019, 2020: (Dealer fob)

 

Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen:

2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014: (Dealer fob)

 

 

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FAQ:

 

Q: I lost my Volkswagen Jetta keys, have no spare, and need a replacement. How and where can I get a replacement key?

Volkswagen Jetta Car Keys Replacement

Volkswagen Jetta Car Keys Replacement

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

Generally speaking, you have three options:

  1. First, call an automotive locksmith that offers a mobile service for Volkswagen Jetta cars. We can help you with that.
  2. Second, tow the car to the dealer.
  3. Third, order a key online and have the dealer or locksmith cut and program (if necessary) it for you.
High-security key coded with a special machine - Volkswagen

High-security key coded with a special machine – Volkswagen

A word of caution: The type of key you need will depend on the year and model of your Volkswagen Jetta. Therefore, the options on how to get a new key made and programmed depending on whether you need a remote, an intelligent fob, push to start button, a transponder or a regular 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: What should I tell the locksmith or dealer when I call for the service?

Volkswagen Jetta Replacement Service Near Your Location - Tips

Volkswagen Jetta Replacement Service Near Your Location – Tips

A: First, make sure you have the exact year, make and model, e.g. 2018 Volkswagen Jetta.

In addition, write down the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) of the car, which you will find on the left side of the dashboard near the mirror (Click here for more information). This will help the locksmith or dealer verify the year, make and model of the car and the type of key you had and need to replace.

Finally, make sure you can show ownership of the car by having the necessary documents. Its title certificate, your ID, and proof of insurance etc.

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Q: Volkswagen Jetta key replacement cost – How much does it cost to replace a Volkswagen Jetta key if I don’t have the original? What is the average price?

Volkswagen Jetta Key Replacement Cost

Volkswagen Jetta Key Replacement Cost

A: The answer below is a short explanation. For a more detailed explanation and GREAT TIPS on how to save money, please visit our blog post: Car keys replacement cost

In short, to replace a Volkswagen Jetta key can cost between $45-$275. It depends on a few factors:

  1. Type of key
  2. The year manufactured
  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
Price of cutting a new Volkswagen Jetta key may vary

Price of cutting a new Volkswagen Jetta key may vary

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

In addition, it depends on where you get a key replacement. The dealer, automotive locksmith or get it online. Click here to get a more detailed explanation of how to get a replacement key.

Key coding machine for VW keys

Key coding machine for VW keys

The dealer usually charges about 10%-15% less than a locksmith would for the key. However, most chances you will have to tow the car there to program the new key or remote and therefore the total price is usually higher.

Furthermore, consider that if you are looking to have a locksmith to come out and make you a new key outside regular business hours, the price may go up.

Finally, in case your ignition cylinder was changed before (usually with older cars), that probably means that the code for the key may not be useful and the key will have to be either cut manually by a locksmith or to change the ignition again which in this case the dealer can’t be of help.

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Q: Can I get a Volkswagen Jetta key replacement by VIN?

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

The VIN allows the dealer or an automotive locksmith access to the key code on file, i.e. they can cut you a replacement key by code which makes the process very fast and easy. You must, however, consider two things:

  1. For Volkswagen Jetta vehicles that are older than 10 years: There are no codes available. Therefore, an automotive locksmith is your only option to get a replacement key.
  2. For Volkswagen Jetta vehicles that are equipped with a transponder system and/or remote/ intelligent key/ fob key: Codes are available. However, programming is necessary and therefore you will have to either tow the car to the dealer or have an automotive locksmith come and program the key on site.

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Q: Volkswagen Jetta key programming – which keys you can program yourself, which keys require programming tools & more

A: The Volkswagen Jetta has different types of keys. Some require programming and some do not. All transponder chip keys and/or smart key fobs need to be programmed with a special programming machine that only an automotive locksmith or the dealer has. There is no need to program non-transponder metal keys.

To keep things simple, we divide all Volkswagen Jetta keys into two categories:

  1. No programming needed (non-transponder keys)
  2. Keys that need to be programmed, which means you will need an automotive locksmith or the dealer (transponder or remote keys).

 

No Programming needed:

Volkswagen Jetta non-transponder keys are metal keys that have no chip in them and therefore no programming is needed:

HU66-P, X203/V37, X88/PA8.

 

Volkswagen Jetta keys that need to be programmed and you will need an automotive locksmith or the dealer:

Volkswagen Jetta Car Key Programming Tool

Volkswagen Jetta Car Key Programming Tool

Keys in this category, such as remote smart keys, intelligent keys or key fobs, as well as transponder keys, have a security chip in them, which requires programming. A special machine is needed to program them and so you will need an automotive locksmith or dealer to do it for you (Usually for models manufactured after 1998).

5G6 959 752 AC, 5K0 959 753 BM, HU66T24, HU66T6.

 

Keyless entry information for the Volkswagen Jetta:

2017-2020: There is a built in keyless entry in the key.

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