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Ignition key
1999 Acura CL

Ignition key

(1999 Acura CL)
I went to make a copy of my car key for my 1999 Acura 3.0CL 6 Cylinder at Pepboys. They told me that the key has a chip inside it so they cant make a duplicate and that I have to go to the dealership for that. They were busy and rude so I think they just didn't want to make me a copy of my key. However for future reference is it true that the ignition key for my car does have a chip inside it? I didn't think they started doing that until a few years ago and even then I though they were mainly on expensive cars? Please let me know if there is a chip or if they were lying and I can just go someplace else to have them make me a copy of the key. Thank you for your help.
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on November 20, 2010
Yes there is a chip in your key. Only the dealer can make a copy and it ain't cheap. Car companies started using these chips in the late eighties.
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on November 20, 2010
Yes there is a chip in your key. Only the dealer can make a copy and it ain't cheap. Car companies started using these chips in the late eighties.
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