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Old 05-15-2012, 07:28 PM   #4
Woolf Barnato
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Originally Posted by WindSailor View Post
2011 1200GSA. Lost my plastic key, ordered a new metal key from the dealership that I bought the bike from; $55.

Got a call saying that I have to come back into the shop to reprogram the bike to accept the new key - otherwise the computer will see it as a theft and shut the bike down. Add another $70 to do that.

Haven't done that yet, but it is on the list.
You don't need to do any programming if you order the key from the dealer. It's plug and play. If a key goes missing, the EWS, the control unit in charge of security, can be told to ignore that key through use of the dealer's computer.
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