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2003 dodge neon security system

I have a 2003 dodge neon and somebody knocked out the entire lock cylinder and started it with a screwdriver. which it did start a few times and then died and went into a security lockout mode. what I am wondering is if I buy a new lock cylinder that is specific to this car will it recognize it and come out of the lock out mode or will I have to go further with this to ever get the car going

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Best place for this is a service dealer
normally the immobilizer works around the barrel and is activated by the proximity of the fob key
if you were to get a locksmith to install a new barrel , it would have to be reset to your key so that you could insert the key and activate the immobilizer system
another way may be to get the entire lock system from a wreckers and have it reprogrammed by a locksmith or service center to your key or a new key

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