Poorly manufactured ingnition keys (2012 GTI)

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Old 08-19-2015, 10:44 AM
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Hi there,

My keys broke twice - essentially the key blade separated from the key holder. The first one was replaced under warranty, but the second time VW wouldn't. Last time (which was about 2 weeks ago) the remote fell on the floor and the blade remained in ignition. I had long nose pliers though...

I attached a picture. Anybody else having issues with their keys ?
 
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Old 10-13-2015, 10:26 AM
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Complain to Volkswagen so they can put a recall issue. Thats the only way they will permanently fix it.
 
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Old 10-14-2015, 07:03 PM
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Later motors 2009+ you can't get keys cut only from a dealer.
 
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