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Do you need to change the key chip if you change the ignition switch in a terrano?


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2012-10-31 00:06:15
2012-10-31 00:06:15

The ignition switch should be separate from the ignition key/lock assembly, so I'll say no.

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Most likely your ignition switch is bad

Are you using an original key, or a replacement that has the proper security computer chip located in the fat plastic part of the key? If not, the car's security system will keep the ignition locked and will not allow you to turn the ignition switch. ALSO: some earlier models of Focus had ignition switches that were a problem. If you ARE using the correct key and can't turn the switch to start the car anymore, the ignition switch may have to be replaced.

Not a switch, but you could have a problem with the Sentry Key System. The key has a chip in it that communicates with a receiver near the ignition switch. You will have to go to a dealer for service.

A friend had the same problem with his 87 Corvette . His was the chip in the ignition key . Had to replace ignition switch and key , about 40 dollars for the parts .

Unless you have the frequencies of the chip inside the key or very tech savvy knowledge of how to trick the computer that runs the ignition into thinking it has the correct key chip inserted, you don't. Extra chip keys are about $150.00 a piece... IF you have the original key. I don't know what the price is to re-key a Windstar ignition switch that requires a chip to start, but it isn't going to be in the neighborhood of 'cheap'.

when you buy an ignition switch you have to take the template key to a locksmith or the Chevy dealer and get the chip in the key. Your cars computer won't read the key and therefore won't start. No signa no turning over..

The thing that causes the PASSLOCK to activate is the chip, if you will. If the chip is bad, ar is unrecognizable to the system, the PASSLOCK will activate. Take it to a dealer asap. You can bypass the passlock by accessing the ignition, and cutting the yellow wire of a small 3 piece wire set that's on top of the ignition. cut the yellow small wire from ign. switch in the column up by the switch. this is the passlock wire.

There is an electronic chip in 2000 Chrysler Sebring Convertible ignition keys. The chip is located in the top section of the key, within the black polymer thumb casing. This chip must be programmed to each particular automobile. Every key has two requirements. 1.) The key must be cut properly allowing the key to turn the ignition switch. 2.) The key must have a functioning, properly programmed chip. A physical key may be cut properly allowing the key to turn the ignition switch and to start the car. But if the key's chip is not programmed properly, or has failed, when the car's computer system checks the key's chip the car will shut down.

97-98 Mark VIII's have a computer chip in the key head that is read by the ring around the ignition switch. The key must be programmed to the ignition switch by the Ford or L/M dealer. They will also be able to get the key code for you upon verification of your ownership of the vehicle.

take the key to orchard supply.They have a free scanner for this if there is no chip they will make duplicates.

You can bypass chip to set it always on and replace ignition w/o chip. This will save you a lot of headaches.

No there is no chip in the key however the ignition lock cylinder does enable and disable the theft system.

Your new key chip needs to be mated to the cars computer, this needs to be done at the dealer

if it is a gm with the little resistor chip in it you could try to cleand the chip with alcohol to remove oils from skin and such

The cost of doing this would be more time consuming and more expensive than going to a locksmith or a dealer and getting a key with a chip.

Your original key is micro chipped and coded, your new key most likely has no chip in it. Car won't start unless the micro chip in the key and the car are programmed to match.

On a Chrysler vehicle with sentry key (chip key), you just have to put the key in the ignition and turn it on.On a Chrysler vehicle with sentry key (chip key), you just have to put the key in the ignition and turn it on.

No, a 1991 Chrysler New Yorker does not have chip key.

If you have a chip in your key the chip may have gone bad or your ignition is not reading it. the car thinks someone is trying to steal it & stops ignition process

If you truly do need to replace the key lock cylinder you will need to take it to a dealer. You can replace the ignition switch portion yourself. However the key lock has a chip on it that tells your cars computer it is ok to start. The dealer will have to re-program your cars computer to tell it that that key lock cylinder is ok to start the car.

No. The Contour did not have chipped keys.

Insert the into the ignition switch and turn it to start until the engine starts. Repeat this 3 times. If it does not start after 3 times you may have a bad chip in your key or a bad ignition switch and will have to take it to the dealer.

remove the plastic cover over the ignition switch. remove the immobilizer ring which is over the ignition switch. secure a good key inside the ring with twist ties. set this aside under the cover and leave all of the wires hooked up. now use a standard key without a chip in it to start your vehicle.

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