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do all 2005 dodge ram 1500 trucks have a chip in the ignition

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do all 2005 dodge ram 1500 trucks have a chip in the ignition key?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 6 years ago.

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Not all 2005 trucks would have the transponder in the key, the SKIM system. Lower-line and base model trucks won't necessarily have it. If the key has a thick gray head, this is a SKIM key, if not, then the truck is not equipped with SKIM.

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