Q: My car keys got missing.

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My keys was recovered after it fell inside the elevator hatch but my car key was tampered with. The plastic guard covering the lock and unlock button was intact but the buttons was gone including the key itself. Possible it was deliberate and can the keys be relpaced or that particular key be disabled?

My car has 72000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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