There is another option- secure the existing key (or just the PATS
chip portion of it) near the iginition lock, and get a couple of
unprogrammed/non-PATS duplicate keys made.
Not as secure, but certainly cheaper.
You can take the car to the dealer and he can make 1 new key and he has to
reprogram the PATS system for those new keys. Then you can buy 1 more keys
program it your self and keep it safe. Then in the future if you loose a key
or one goes dud on you will be able to program another key yourself.
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