> On October 17, 2016 at 11:14 AM Meade Dillon via Mercedes
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> If you ordered from the MB dealer and provided the VIN and proof of
> ownership, the new tumbler should have the same pattern as the original
> tumbler, so if your original (now dead) tumbler accepted the same key that
> opened the doors and trunk, then you will not have to get the new tumbler
> re-keyed to match. If one key worked in ignition and doors/trunk before,
> one key should still work if the MB dealer did their job correctly and the
> new tumbler is "VIN-coded" to match the old.
And if you didn't take your title/registration to the dealer and order the right
one, a locksmith who has the wafers should be able to rekey the new one for you.
(but after doing that, the total cost is likely more than ordering one from the
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