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- motor vehicle locksmith We want to welcome you to OkeyDoKeyLocksmith! Have you broken or lost the key to your Chrysler? Do you want to copy transponder key, fobik key or key-less entry? Gazing for a convenience and reasonable replacement key service?

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Okey DoKey Locksmith offer 24/7 fast and affordable Chrysler key replacement. Call (832)408-0006 for immediate assistance, free estimate and scheduling. Our expert mobile car locksmith come to you to copy or replace your lost keys on-site.

Furthermore, we can solve all your Chrysler locks, ignition and key dilemmas.

Does Chrysler use transponder keys?

transponder keys Chrysler began using transponder chip keys with the Chrysler Sebring 1998. Transponder based mechanism are mandatry or optional depends on model and year.

Usually, if your key has a gray colored rubber head, it has a transponder.

Remote head keys

In 2004, Chrysler launched utilizing keys with the remote clicker originated in the cap of the key. Most models shifted to the new remote head key in the following years.

The keys are more expensive of course, but a non-remote key used instead.

Fobik keys

In 2008, Chrysler launched the use the FOBIK key. Instead of metal blade, a FOB encompasses a remote that slides into a socket in the ignition lock.

These fob remote are also more expensive, however there is also a non-remote 'POD' key exist in the market.

Chrysler Key-less entry

Starting at 2011, Chrysler employed the 'Keyless Go'. Some models have optional or mandatory proximity key with a pushbutton-start ignition.

Why does Chrysler use transponder keys?

Automotive anti-theft The prime goal of Chrysler transponder and immobiliser is to prevent unauthorized vehicle access and theft. The remote clicker option also provide extra convenience and security.

How does Chrysler transponder and immobilizer work?

The anti-theft technologies developed by Chrysler is the Sentry Key Immobiliser Module (SKIM). A Sentry Key Immobiliser Systems (SKIS) installed in the vehicle to act as the brain. Each programmed SKIM key carries a unique code for specific vehicle.

When you insert a SKIM key into the ignition, the SKIS sends out an RF signal to the transponder in the key. If the key recognize the vehicle, it sends a unique message back to the computer with its unique code. The SKIS confirm that the key authorised to start this particular vehicle. If the key is not programmed for the vehicle, it will shut down after two seconds of running.

Can you program a transponder key yourself?

If you have 2 functional keys, Chrysler use a simple on-board procedure to add a duplicate keys. If you only have one key available, a diagnostic equipment required to add keys. In 2010 Chrysler began eliminating the on-board programming feature, though certain models still use it.

How do I know if my Chrysler has a transponder key?

  • Chrysler Town & Country 2001+ (01-03 optional)
  • Chrysler Sebring 2-Dr 2001-05
  • Chrysler PT Cruiser (optional) 2004-2008
  • Chrysler 300C 1999+
  • Chrysler 300 1999+
  • Chrysler Voyager (optional) 2001-2003
  • Chrysler Sebring 1998
  • Chrysler 300 2005+
  • Chrysler Crossfire 2004-08
  • Chrysler Pacifica 2004-2008
  • Chrysler LHS (optional) 1999-01
  • Chrysler 200 2011+
  • Chrysler Concorde (optional) 1998-04

Duplicate Chrysler keys

Note - The 2-door Stratus and 2-door Sebring 2000-2001 use Mitsubishi style locks. The following duplication methods will not work with those vehicles.

How to duplicates Chrysler keys and remotes?

duplicate keys Chrysler vehicles may have extra keys added applying a straightforward dashboard process. Only if the owner have not less than two existing keys which are already coded.

How to duplicates Chrysler keys on board?

  1. Get a blank key online or at the dealer.
  2. Go to a local hardware store and cut the key. (You can also avoid the two first step by ordering a cut key online service).
  3. Insert the first existing key into the ignition key crater hole and turn to the RUN/ON state.
  4. Hold the key in the RUN/ON state for not less than five seconds (no more than 15 seconds) and turn the ignition lock back to the OFF state.
  5. Remove the first key, insert the second existing one and turn to the RUN/ON state within 15 seconds.
  6. The theft alarm light should highlight after around ten seconds and a single ring sound signify entry into the programming mode.
  7. Within 60 seconds, turn existing key to the OFF state and remove it.
  8. Insert the new key and turn it to the RUN/ON state.
  9. After around ten seconds, a single ring will sound and the theft alarm light will goes off.
  10. Wait five seconds and turn the ignition lock to the OFF state.

In 2010 Chrysler began renouncing the dashboard key computing feature for some cars.

If there is only one key exist, the car plugged to a dedicated programmer to add an extra key.

How to duplicate Chrysler key by VIN?

If you only left with 1 functional key, the on-board process will not work! A locksmith or the dealer can still copy your key using the VIN number and a proof of ownership. This done using dedicated diagnostics and programming tools.

Chrysler key cloning

One more option the dealer and the locksmith have is to copy and clone the key-data into a new cut blank. This also done using dedicated diagnostics tools and programmers.

Lost Chrysler keys

Lost metal key blade

lost key made If a driver lose all the keys to a Chrysler built previous to 1998, the key has no chip. All you have to do is to take a cab to the to a locksmith store with the VIN and generate a newish key.

This process is considerably simple and in most cases will cost no more than a 100$.

One exception to what written above is if the ignition cylinder changed and is not keeping pace with the vehicle ID number.

In this case, a locksmith swap the ignition again or to create a new key by copying the key curves inside the ignition lock. This process is more complicated and enforces a locksmith with a suitable experience and machinery.

Lost Chrysler transponder key

If your Chrysler built after 1998, your key might contain a transponder chip.

If a driver lose all the keys to an immobilized Chrysler, the automobile ECM recompiled to accept a new key. This means that the car towed to the dealer-ship or to have an emergency locksmith who will come out to your site.

My Chrysler ignition key wont turn! What to do?

ignition repair There are many reasons for ignition problems! Please check our article about ignition repair and replacement.

How much is a replacement Chrysler key?

Service Price
Car Lockout $60-$120
Locked keys in trunk $60-$190
Door lock rekey/repair/change $160-$280
Lost key replacement $120-$200
Duplicate car key $100-$180
Remote/Key FOB $200-$300
Keyless entry device $220-$320
Ignition repair $110-$180
Key extraction $80-$130
Ignition replacement $160-$280
ECU re-flash $225-$285

* Estimates above includes the technician coming out to you the parts and the labor.

Final price depends on:

  • The state of the lock and the computer in the vehicle.
  • The type of equipment that the technician need to use.
  • The type of key that you would like to have.
  • The chip configuration.

The tech will diagnose the vehicle and provide a price for you to approve before doing anything.

Okey DoKey mobile Chrysler locksmith 24/7

emergency mobile locksmith Our emergency mobile car lock smith are on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Ready to handle all your Chrysler keys and locks malfunctions. We usually arrive at customer location fast.

Our workshop van is utterly furnished with advanced cutting, programming and diagnostic hardware able to restore keys onsite. A key replacement process for a vehicle usually done same day.

We pride oneself in accommodating a modest price price and reliable services. Give us a call at (832)408-0006 for a FREE ESTIMATE and our Chrysler expert will arrive to your place ASAP. Okey DoKey Locksmith is always here to meet your needs in a professional way.


  2. wikipedia - Keyless Enter-N-Go
  3. Chrysler Forum - Discussion forums for Chrysler lovers. Get together to discuss anything related to Chrysler automobiles.
  4. edmunds - American online resource for automotive information.

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