Dodge

Dodge Key Replacement

By Low Rate Locksmith

 

 

 

Dodge Key Replacement? Is your car key lost, stolen or been damaged somehow and won’t open the car locks? The need for car key replacement services might arise if at any time your car keys are damaged, misplaced or broken. We will provide you with car key replacement services 7 days a week and 24 hours a day. Call us now for a quick & affordable car key replacement services no matter your car’s make, model or year.

We offer Dodge car key replacements for the following models:

Dodge Avenger Dodge Dakota Dodge Magnum Dodge Ram 2500
Dodge Challenger Dodge Durango Dodge Nitro Dodge Ram 3500
Dodge Charger Dodge Grand Caravan Dodge Ram 1500 Dodge Viper

Dodge has 3 types of keys

Dodge Non-Transponder Keys:

  • No security features
  • No need to code or program the key
  • Easy to duplicate
  • Used for older models up to 1999

There are 2 Dodge Non-Transponder Keys

Y155 Dodge Key Blank

 

 

 

 

 

 

Y153 Dodge Key Blank

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are 2 Dodge Transponder Keys 

  • Used for models built after 1998
  • No self-programming (Need locksmith or dealer)
  • Invisible chip -at the top of the key
  • Car and key must be present to coding the key 

Dodge Has 2 Transponder Keys:

Y162-PT Dodge Key Blank

 

 

 

 

 

Y170-Pt Dodge Key Blank

 

 

 

 

 

 

Push-To-Start Remote Keys 

  • Mostly used for models built after 2008
  • No self-programming (Need locksmith or dealer)
  • Invisible chip -at the top of the key
  • Car and key must be present to coding the key 

Dodge Twist-to-start remote key M3n-97395900

 

 

 

 

 

Dodge Push-to-start Smart key OHT-4882056

 

 

 

 

 

 

What options do you have to get a replacement key and the estimated Costs.

Lost your Dodge keys, who to call to help replacing my lost Dodge key?

If you lost your Dodge key and looking for replacement you can call:

  1. Automotive Locksmith, On-site service.
  2. Order a key blank online and have someone cut and code it for you.
  3. Contact your local dealership

Who much does it cost to get a key replacement?

The prices vary according to a few factors.

  • Type of key
  • The time of day & your location
  • Availability of the code to cut your new key
  • Original ignition or not
  • Where you get a replacement key

Cost of non-transponder Dodge key replacement:

  • ONLINE: Key only $7
  • DEALER: About $50
  • LOCKSMITH: On-site service $140

Cost of transponder key Dodge replacement:

  • ONLINE: Key only $20
  • DEALER: About $150 (not including towing)
  • LOCKSMITH: On-site service $220

Cost Of Push-To-Start Dodge key replacement:

ONLINE: Key only $30-$150

DEALER: About $250-$400 (not including towing)

LOCKSMITH: $300-$450 On-site service

How much does locksmith charge for new Dodge key replacement?

  • Non-transponder Key $125-$150
  • Transponder Key $200-$250
  • Remote key fob $300-$450

Why chose a locksmith to replace my Dodge Key?

Replacing your Dodge car key has Pros & Cons to consider:

PROS of using a locksmith to make Dodge key:

  • 1) Fastest option – Most locksmiths carry all the necessary tools to cut and code Dodge keys. They can come and solve your problem, usually within an hour or so.
  • 2) On-site service – Locksmiths offer a mobile service which means that regardless of your location, they can come to you and save you the trouble of towing the car. They do, however, charge you for that.
  • 3) Price- Overall, especially for Dodge models that have key fobs or transponder Keys made 2010 and after, this is the cheapest option.

CONS of using a locksmith to make Dodge key:

  • 1) Availability of keys – Because locksmiths have to carry many types of keys for different makes and models, they may not have the specific key you need.
  • 2) Coding the key – Not all locksmiths carry the necessary tools to program all car keys. Verify that they can do the coding before scheduling any service.

BEFORE YOU CALL A LOCKSMITH, HERE ARE SOME THINGS YOU MIGHT WANT TO CONSIDER:

  • 1) Provide them with your VIN number. This way, they will know the type of key you have and therefore, they can give you a better quote. Don’t have the VIN? Mention the year make and model, e.g. 2019 Dodge Ram
  • 2) Ask about their location and provide them with yours. Many locksmiths offer mobile service, so chances are they will be travelling around. To avoid a long waiting period, ask for an ETA.
  • 3) Shop around, don’t be lazy. True, many locksmiths can make you a replacement key, but prices vary. Don’t settle with only one quote. Call around for the best price!
  • 4) Ask about forms of payment and make sure you will get an invoice. You may be able to get some money back from your insurance company.
  • 5) Make sure you have the necessary documents to show ownership. Otherwise, a locksmith won’t make you a key. Driver’s license, registration, insurance card etc.
  • 6) Provide the locksmith with any additional information such as if the ignition or door cylinder have been changed before, or if you have had problems starting the car, or others.

So, what’s the bottom line when it comes to calling an automotive locksmith?

For most people, choosing an automotive locksmith to get a replacement key is overall, the best option. It may not be the cheapest, but it is definitely the fastest, and better than the alternatives, especially when you need to get a key fast. However, it is important to ask the right questions, as we have explained. Do your research, and make your own decision.

Replacing your Dodge key At The Dealership

PROS

  • 1) Fast – Odds are that the dealer will be able to cut and code a new key for you fast, as they should have the personnel and tools to do that.
  • 2) Availability of keys – The dealer should have your key, regardless of how old or how new your car is. Unlike locksmiths, they should only keep one make’s keys in Stock.

CONS

  • 1) If you have a key fob or transponder key, you will have to tow the car there, which will result in an additional cost.
  • 2) Dealerships don’t work outside business hours. Therefore, if you need a replacement key ASAP, that may be a problem.
  • 3) As always, ask for a quote and call more than one dealership. You should be able to get this service at any location.

Dodge Car Key Replacement Frequently Asked Questions

Can the locksmith make my Dodge car key replacement at my location?

Not all locksmiths offer mobile service to come to your location! It is inconvenient to lose your Dodge key. That is where Low Rate Locksmith come in to offer you a peace of mind. Our Dodge Automotive mobile service is at  your convenient. We drive to your location to replace your Dodge car key.

We will get on site within 15-30 minutes. The time might vary depending on traffic and some unavoidable and unpredictable situation. However, we will be there regardless of condition.

Can the locksmith use my existing Dodge key to make a duplicate car key?

Yes, we will need your Dodge key to make a duplicate. Our locksmiths are capable enough to make a duplicate key like the original key. The look and use will be the same. You can use it for all the purposes similar to your original key.

Is programming my transponder key an additional service?

Yes, it is an additional service. Transponder keys, key fobs, and mechanical keys might be similar in some aspects but when you come for Dodge car keys, we only focus on the mechanical aspects. The transponder key programming and fob replacement are different. We are also capable of taking care of those. However, that will be considered as an additional service.

How long do I have to wait to get replacement Dodge key?

We try to offer a fast service. There will be no waiting time. You can use the key immediately after we make it. The duplicate key will be compatible with your vehicle and will work fine as well. Moreover, it will not take more than half an hour to make your Dodge car key replacement. You can even get it in ten minutes depending on the complexity of your key.

Dodge Ignition Replacement and fix

You might have realized that ignition is the central part of your Dodge vehicle. Your ignition is paired with a Dodge car key. Your ignition is not subjected to damage easily. However, it can be damaged due to a damaged key. If your key is not working or damaged, it might unintentionally affect your ignition. If it happens, then you will have to consider the replacement of both the Dodge ignition and Dodge car key. It is a bit hard to find out your ignition is damaged or not. In that case, we can check your ignition and let you know you need a replacement or not.

The process of your Dodge ignition will vary depending on the type of damage. Therefore, it is important to take the help of an experienced service to find out the real damage as well as to get the right solution. The ignition of a Dodge vehicle revolves around the ignition cylinder. You can also find it on the ignition switch. Even an experienced locksmith might take time to find out the issue and to fix it. Also, the technician might suggest you an ignition switch replacement and an ignition cylinder replacement depending on the condition.

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