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- car lock smith Hi there! Did you broken or misplaced the key to your Chrysler? Do you wish to copy transponder key, smartkey or laser cut? Looking for a convenience and competitive replacement key solutions?

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

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 started utilizing keys with the remote clicker originated in the apex of the key. Most models switched to the new remote head key in the consequent years.

The keys are more fancy of course, but a non-remote key used alternately.

Fobik keys

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

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

Chrysler Smartkey

Starting at 2011, Chrysler applied the 'Keyless Go'. Some models have optional or mandatory keyless device with a pushbutton-start ignition.

Why does Chrysler use transponder keys?

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

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 extraneous keys added utilizing a easy dash-board console procedure. Only if the driver have at least two functional 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 functional key into the ignition key crack-hole and turn to the RUN/ON state.
  4. Hold the key in the RUN/ON state for at least five seconds (no more than 15 seconds) and turn the ignition lock back to the OFF state.
  5. Remove the first key, insert the 2nd functional key and turn to the RUN/ON state within 15 seconds.
  6. The anti theft alarm light should illuminate after close to 10 seconds and a single chime sound indicate entry into the programming mode.
  7. Within 60 seconds, turn functional key to the OFF state and pull it out.
  8. Insert the new key and turn it to the RUN/ON state.
  9. After around 10 seconds, a single chime will sound and the anti theft alarm light will shut off.
  10. Wait five seconds and turn the ignition lock to the OFF state.

In 2010 Chrysler began dismissing the control panel key computing feature for some cars.

If only one key exist, the car connected to diagnostic equipment to add a backup 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 you lose all your keys to a Chrysler manufactured earlier than 1998, the key has no transponder chip. All you have to do is to take a cab to the to a locksmith store with the vehicle identification number and ask to generate a brand-new key.

This procedure is absolutely straight forward and in most cases will cost no more than a 100$.

An exception to what written above is if the ignition cylinder replaced and is not match with the VIN number.

In this situation, a locksmith out-place the ignition again or to cut a new key by copying the key channels inside the ignition cylinder. This process is more composite and demands a locksmith with the relevant experience and machinery.

Lost Chrysler transponder key

If your Chrysler manufactured after 1998, your key may contain a transponder chip.

If you lose all your keys to an immobilized Chrysler, the ECM recompiled to recognize a new key. This means that the vehicle towed to the dealer-ship or to use the service of an emergency locksmith who will arrive 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 motor vehicle lock smith are on the guard 24 hour 7 day a week 365 days a year. Ready to handle all your Chrysler ignition and locks difficulties. We usually arrive at customer location fast.

Our work van is completely assembled with contemporary diagnostic, cutting and programming hardware able to restore keys onsite. A key replacement process for a vehicle in most cases done same day.

We take great pride in giving a reasonable 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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