does a new ignition switch tumbler need to have the key programed for a 1997 ford f150

Asked by Mar 24, 2017 at 08:33 PM about the 1997 Ford F-150 STD 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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The computer needs to be programmed to recognize the new key or it will not start.

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Locksmith can usually program the new key. Just remember, on older vehicles when the programming procedure begins, the vehicle doors may have to be closed and cycle the lock and unlock once or twice to the locked position first.

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