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

2 Answers

54,445

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

20,790

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.

Your Answer

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    9,250
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    4,620
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    3,250
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,157 Great Deals out of 65,801 listings starting at $1,750
Used Dodge Ram 1500
422 Great Deals out of 10,850 listings starting at $1,499
Used Toyota Tacoma
678 Great Deals out of 46,264 listings starting at $2,700
Used Ford Mustang
564 Great Deals out of 36,556 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-250
429 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
797 Great Deals out of 42,147 listings starting at $1,980
Used Ford Explorer
1,092 Great Deals out of 70,940 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford F-150 For Sale
98,351 listings starting at $17,079
2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
155 Great Deals out of 40,685 listings starting at $17,990
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
205 Great Deals out of 7,876 listings starting at $16,694
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
437 Great Deals out of 11,663 listings starting at $11,990
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
595 Great Deals out of 14,979 listings starting at $9,990

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.