lost but found my mustang key after the ignition was tore out

Asked by Apr 21, 2017 at 11:16 PM about the 1998 Ford Mustang Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How do i get my car to start. I lost my key
and then found it after i tore out my ignition.
Do i have to spend the money for a new key
and programming

7 Answers

73,795

If you replaced the ignition then yes you would.

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Thanks

I was told that i could position the key with the chip n it in front of the lock cylinder and crank it over and it will start. Is this true

73,795

Quote: "Can I program a second key myself if I have one working key?" No, here are your options... 1. "Preferred Option: Call or go to an Automotive Locksmith and they will have to connect a special computer to your vehicle to program the second key. 2. Go to a Dealership and they will have to connect a special computer to your vehicle to program the second key."

73,795

If you have two working keys, then there is a procedure to do it yourself for the third key.

10,060

It is possible to hold the key very close to the new key when cranking then if the car starts follow the procedure for reprogramming

10,060

Update,,,, If you have an older antitheft unit then it may not be possible due to the older units using a resistor inside the key .. and .. because U can't get 2 keys in the slot .. U may be screwed /// How bad did you mangle the old tumblr .. perhaps the locksmith can do an exorcism on it

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