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Q: How do I program a spare key?

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How do I program a spare key?

A: Your truck can be programmed with up to 8 s...

Your truck can be programmed with up to 8 spare keys. To program a spare key yourself, you need two previously programmed keys. From there, to program a spare key.

  1. Insert the first coded key into the ignition and turn it to the three position.

  2. Remove the key and insert the second coded key immediately, turning it to the three position.

  3. Remove the second key and insert the new key.

  4. Turn the new key to the three position.

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