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Old 12-01-2013, 03:39 AM
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anyone ever lost all keys to their truck?

ive lost the keys to my truck and dont have a spare does anyone know how much it would cost to get rekeyed?
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Old 12-01-2013, 07:34 AM
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Call a locksmith and find out.
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Old 12-01-2013, 08:56 AM
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Lets see... 2 doors, ignition, tailgate, 2 transponder keys, towing to a dealership - unless you can find a locksmith with PATS equipment - and the dealership charge. I'm going to say $600.

Here's what my cheap A$$ would do. Get a PCM from a Super Duty - if you have the 5.4, then get keys and cylinders from a wrecked F150. Super Duty trucks don't have PATS

EDIT: Just read one of your other posts where you state you have a V6. You're screwed. I think your tires are now worth more than your truck.
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Old 12-01-2013, 09:45 AM
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Just read one of your other posts where you state you have a V6. You're screwed. I think your tires are now worth more than your truck.
That was likely true before the keys were lost...
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Old 12-01-2013, 12:22 PM
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If you don't want to rekey all the cylinders, a Ford dealer can make you a new key from the VIN number for about $100.
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Old 12-01-2013, 02:42 PM
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If you don't want to rekey all the cylinders, a Ford dealer can make you a new key from the VIN number for about $100.
Cool. That wasn't the case when I worked at the Ford dealership in the mid 90's.
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Old 12-01-2013, 10:28 PM
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Cant you just buy new cylinder??? then use a locksmith for the other stuff???

Or better yet I have my old cylinder,,, if you want it. with a key
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Old 12-02-2013, 01:03 AM
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well at orileys i can get new igtion with key but im still screwed about the doors not have keys to open them, so im going to call a lock smith tomorrow and see what they say i tryed dealership bu they said the vehicle has to be 05 and new in order to get key from vin number
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Old 12-02-2013, 01:11 AM
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im just trying to get advise of what to do
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Old 12-02-2013, 01:15 AM
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The 2001 has the PATS system, your keys are chipped.
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Old 12-02-2013, 02:15 AM
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ive thought about buying kit on ebay to change door locks and igntion out but then i need key with transponder does it have to be programmed or do i just get key with transponder in it?
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Old 12-02-2013, 03:10 AM
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It has to be programmed. This is why you need to see the dealer no matter what. Without an existing key, there's no locksmith in the world who can do it.
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Old 12-02-2013, 03:30 AM
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ok thank you i will go talk to the local ford house tomorrow and let everyone know how that goes
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Old 12-02-2013, 06:55 AM
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Without an existing key, there's no locksmith in the world who can do it.
Sure they can, IF they have the right equipment.
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I would search high and low for those keys, unless you tossed them into the water or something. Now you could get ONE chipped key and stash it under the steering column so the PATS gets the signal and just have Wal-Mart or the like cut a couple copies of regular keys so you can open the door and release the ignition lock and start the truck.
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