Des getting a new ignition mean you have to get a new key...

Q: Des getting a new ignition mean you have to get a new key?

asked by on May 19, 2017

If I get a new ignition do I have to get a new key?

My car has 250000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

If you are needing to replace the ignition lock cylinder where you put your key in to start the car, then yes a new key is typically provided with the lock cylinder. Sometimes programming of the key is necessary for it to work properly after the key fob is installed. I would recommend researching how your key needs to be programmed to the car to determine if you can do it yourself or if the dealership has to do it.

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