lost my keys to my car


Asked by Feb 04, 2017 at 06:49 PM about the 1999 Honda Prelude 2 Dr STD Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

lost keys my 1999 prelude and i was told i have to get a new immoblizer is this

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If your keys have a security feature built into them then you will need to have them programmed to your car.

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So just get new keys correct? And a reprogram

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You will need to involve a Honda dealer if the keys are chipped. If you provide them with the VIN and proof of ownership they should be able to cut you a new set of keys. They can also take care of the security issues if any.

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I was told that since it has an immobilizer in the ignition I have to replace that is that true? One Honda dealership is telling me what you said.. another one is telling me I have to replace an immobilzer

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No I purchased preowned ATM a Honda dealer is saying I have to replace ignition switch w immobilezer cuz key has chip in it.

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The reason the Honda Dealer is telling you that is because the vehicle is 18 years old and the key codes are no longer on file. Check with a local locksmith and see if they can make you new keys and do the programing. A good locksmith should be able to. Unfortunately it won't be cheap! HTH. -Jim

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