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lost keys

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by fordplowkid, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. fordplowkid

    fordplowkid Member
    Messages: 78

    i lost my set of keys to my 1997 f350 xl can i go to the dealership with the vin # and get a new set or will i have to get a different ignition.

  2. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,604

    All you need is the VIN and some sort of proof of ownership. I don't think they used coded keys back in 97 so it shouldn't be that expensive.

    It's been my experience that locksmiths are better to deal with than dealerships when this sort of thing happens.
  3. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    Ya any locksmith should be able to make you a key. My friend just bought a 1979 F150 last night and the seller lost the key so he had to have a locksmith make another key for him.