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Ignition key needed for 1997 cougar

The key for a 1997 mercury cougar was lost, the spare apparently disappeared during a move a couple months before the other key was lost. A locksmith said dealers only keep key codes for 10 years, any suggestions on what we can do? The car in not usable now. Thanks

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  • nailgunone Apr 22, 2009

    i bought a car without a key.i need the key code for 1997 mercury cougar with vin#1melm6240vh625493,can you help me with this problem

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You can buy a new ignition with 2 keys at checker auto for 21.00 i bought one today

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No need to replace ignition! go to a locksmith, give them your vin number. they can make you a new key, will be faster and save you a ton of money!

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Your ignition cylinder can be replaced.
Without an original key, your only option is to have it replaced. (dont forget the trunk too)
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Call a dealer anyway and double check..you may still be able to get a key made for it.

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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