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Q: What is the key number?

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What is the key number?

A: The key number comes with your keys when yo...

The key number comes with your keys when you first receive your vehicle. This number is unique to your vehicle, and is needed to replace the keys should you ever lose them. Write down the key number, and keep it in a safe place, outside of your vehicle. Take the number to a dealership should you ever need to replace your keys.

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