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How do i get a ignition key made without a locksmith

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  • uno_1 May 11, 2010

    do have at least one of the originals,.. if so you can go to almost any hardware store and they can make a copy. If you don't have an original, and you car is equip with a transponder (chip in the key, deters theft) that is a bit of a problem. You will more than likely have to bring it to a dealership. And there is always ripping out the key cylinder, if you don't want to spend any money... but, i would not recommend doing that.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    U can have it cut if you know the key code numbers, they are avail from the new selling dealer, but due to the age they would be stored in the inactive files, most dealers won't go to that much trouble.

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Without having a locksmith come to you? You can either go to the dealership and tell them your VIN, bring your title, and they'll make it for you, but it'll cost a moderate amount. Or, if the door key and the ignition key are the same (or if it's not a chipped ignition key), you can take the door lock out of the door (not too difficult,) and take that into a key maker, like they have in any hardware store.

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Well an ignition key is a double sided key so the only way would be to find somebody with a machine that could do double sided keys. but the locksmith would be the easiest way. either way you're going to wind up paying in the long run.

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