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Buying a 98 Blazer, seems to be in good condition. All the dealer has is a small, funny looking key (says it is a GM key). How do I know if it's supposed to have a Fob, etc., and after just reading about all of this "chip" stuff, should I be concerned?

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Your key should be a chipped key, if they do not have it then before signing your paperwork, have the dealership get a key made for you on there expense. That can lead to many problems for you down the road and would make me myself and most mechanics wonder why there is not a chip in the key, is there a problem with the ignition control module??? With the ECM??? So forth. I would investigate this a little more before proceding.

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It should have all the details in the driver manual. Check it out, the dealer should have one with the car. If he doesn't ask him to get one, you're going to need it in due course, just for regular maintenance.

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