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I lost the only key for my Rover 623 and now can't get in - any advice?

I recently acquired a 1994 Rover 623 GSI from an elderly family friend. I was only given one set of keys for the car. A week ago I parked the car in the garage as normal and then went out with friends. I appear to have lost my keys on a long walk and have tried many times to try and find them. As I only had one set of keys and stupidly never got round to getting another set cut, is there anything you would recommend to do? As the car is currently sitting useless and in the way. I do not have car key cover on my insurance, so any other ideas?

Asked on 7 July 2017 by Kyle Sharpe

Answered by Keith Moody
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I'm afraid the 600 uses a key-based transponder. So while a locksmith or recovery business might be able to get you in, a lost key means there's no way of starting the car. The only way around it is to get a complete lock set and immobiliser ECU from a breaker. More here:
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