This is a replacement key for the Fiat Punto used from 1995 to 2006. It can be used to replace a worn or damaged key. The transponder chip can be transferred from the worn or damaged key into the new one.Doing this will save you money!Location of transponder chip
The key code will be a letter W followed by a four digit number in the range 0001 to 9640. For example: W0123.
The key code is recorded on a card like this:
This card should be located within the vehicle documentation wallet.
The key can be cut from the key code or a decent digital picture of an existing key for the vehicle.
A picture like this taken from the top:
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You can program additional keys into a Fiat Punto from 1995 to 1999 using a manual procedure. To do this you must be in possession of a red master key that starts the vehicle. This red master key would have been supplied with the car when new.
The key programming procedure is available here: Fiat Punto 1995-1999 key programmingAlternatively...
if a key that starts the vehicle is brought or sent to us we have the facilities to clone the transponder chip within it onto a new one. The new key will then start the vehicle without any further programming being required.
Additional keys are programmed into a Fiat Punto from 2000 to 2006 using a diagnostic machine plugged into the vehicle.Otherwise...
if the vehicle is brought to us we have the facilities to program a new key into the vehicle. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
for further information.
Modern immobiliser systems using a transponder chip within the key started to be introduced into vehicles in 1994. On the 1st October 1998 it became mandatory for all new vehicles sold in the UK to have a factory fitted immobiliser system. These systems are automatic, meaning the owner does not have to remember to activate it.
A key without a programmed transponder chip will not start the vehicle.
See Key Programming
above.A transponder chip is not a remote.