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  How Do i Know if my key has a chip in it? - Posted: 09-15-2009, 02:20 PM
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I have the black Key so how do i know if it has a chip in it?
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 Posted: 09-15-2009, 02:26 PM
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drop it in water. If it still works, them my guess is nope.

What year truck do you have? Looks to be an 05 or earlier..
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 Posted: 09-15-2009, 02:27 PM
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Its an 04
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With the jeeps it was the grey keys that had the chips in them, dont know if its the same for the Rams.
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I know mine is thick & GREY on the end... So if you have a THICK GREY KEY then its most likely chipped!

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 Posted: 09-15-2009, 02:30 PM
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DODGE manufactured after 1998 then you probably have a RFID SENTRY COMPUTER CHIP TRANSPONDER KEY. This includes the Stratus, Caravan, Intrepid, Magnum, Durango, Neon, Dakota and, Ram Trucks.

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the ones with the big grey head are chipped, the other ones are simply a metal key with a rubber overlay on em.
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the ones with the big grey head are chipped, the other ones are simply a metal key with a rubber overlay on em.
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My key for my 2005 has the exact shape as the one above, except it is black, and no chip. So if the key is black, it has no chip, if it is gray, it has the chip.
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ok so gray chip black no ship thats what i thought just wanted to make sure cuz im gettin an alarm installed this weekend and chipped keys is extra
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My truck came with factory alarm as well.
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Water doesn't hurt a "chipped" key....I dropped mine in the toilet once and it still worked..LMAO!! After the dunk in the toilet it got about a 5 minute bath in scalding hot water so I'm thinkin' their pretty much water proof!!
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Water doesn't hurt a "chipped" key....I dropped mine in the toilet once and it still worked..LMAO!! After the dunk in the toilet it got about a 5 minute bath in scalding hot water so I'm thinkin' their pretty much water proof!!
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