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New key with chip

(1999 Ford F-150)
in High Rolls Mountain Park, NM on May 27, 2010
I'm told it will cost $75 to get a new key made that will start my F150. Is this true or can one be ordered with chip in it? I'm told if you get one made, you can do it yourself and by-pass the dealer.
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on June 29, 2010
That's what it will cost from a dealer. You can get another key from internet, but they aren't cheap (20-25$)and then program it yourself.
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on July 19, 2010
do you know of a web site to get the key?
on September 14, 2010
I would like to know answere to this question too.
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on September 13, 2010
The key from the dealer has a computer chip in required to run the vehicle. If you get one made anywhere else without the chip it will allow you to start the vehicle but will only go a couple of miles and then shut down. It's a security issue. You then have to have it towed to a dealership and have it reset at a cost to you. The key you had made will open the doors but do not run the engine with this key.
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