Keys

Asked by Jan 11, 2017 at 10:27 PM about the 1998 Lincoln Town Car

Question type: General

Hello I lost my key to my 1998 Lincoln Town car the key
has a chip could a locksmith help me with that type of
key.If not changes the ignition and key would I need any
codes to have it work properly.

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98 is the first year the Town Car used the PATS (passive anti theft system), the powertrain control module needs to be programmed to accept any new transponder key. There is a diagnostic procedure that needs to be carried out to have it accept a new key. You would have to check with any locksmith shop if they can do it, or take it back to the dealership.

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Best to go to a Ford or Lincoln dealer to get it done correctly the first time - a little more $s but they have the capability to program new FORD / LINCOLN "blanks" properly.

I have a 2003 Lincoln Town car when it starts it cut back off I done did everything some one told me about a chip in I need a computer is that right that my chip need to be updated

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