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Vladgmru, Automotive Electrician
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Dodge intrepid how to deactivate alarm system on 2002 dodge

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how to deactivate alarm system on 2003 dodge intrepid
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Vladgmru replied 5 years ago.

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It sounds that you have a problem with your ignition key that contains a chip inside. When you insert the key into the lock cylinder and turn it, the SKIM ( Sentry Key Immobilizer module) reads your key and if it does not recognize the key, it won't allow engine to start. There is not any special procedure to reset or deactivate the system. You may try to use your remote, but I think you should have your SKIM system diagnosed to find what is wrong.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
The key is not chip one, I have a spare made for me at hume depo.
Expert:  Vladgmru replied 5 years ago.
What colour is you original key?
Can you give me your VIN so I can check if it is equipped with SKIM ?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Hi,
this is VIN# XXXXX the production date ia 08/2002 and the key is black.
thanks
Expert:  Vladgmru replied 5 years ago.
Hi,
Thanks fort replying.
Your vehicle has GXX sales codes that means that the vehicle is equipped with Sentry Key Theft Deterrent System.
Your key should look like this.( should be Grey or Tan in colour)
Your black key will never start the car, with a black key it may start and stall since the black key does not contain any chip inside the key.