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There is a chip in the key and a chip in the ignition lock. The ECU needs to recognise both. You can do this two ways. The dealership can program it using a computer, or you can disconnect the battery for a couple of hours and then reconnect it with the key in the ignition.
In your case, you can just take your registration document to a dealership and they will cut you a new key using the VIN Number. Then disconnect the battery for a couple of hours,
Posted on Dec 21, 2016
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
you take off the stearing wheel and under it there is a spot that you slide a flat head into and push a little tab on the lock cylender to release. its kinda hard to find but good luck
Posted on Jan 01, 2009
You need to remove the plastic cowling surrounding the steering column.
You then need a hammer and metal chisel and take off the shear bolt tops which hold the lock mechanism around the steering column. You can then replace this entire unit.
You may need to transfer over any key reading RF receiver or re-pair any new keys after refitting.
Posted on Nov 14, 2012
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