Shell key replacement on 2003 Lexus SC430

I cracked the case on my key holder. I want to purchase another shell for the key. Will it be easy to transfer the chip from the old one to the new one then get the key cut? Do I need to get the key cut first before swapping the other one? What is the do it yourself way?

by in Louisville, KY on April 21, 2011
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ANSWER by on April 21, 2011
the plastic case with a new metal key cut for your car is $100 at the Lexus dealer. you will simply transfer the remote "guts" from the old key to the new key. this is the best deal on the planet!
COMMENT by on September 03, 2011
they are 10 bucks on ebay