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Thieves attempted to steal my car and I am trying to get it

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fixed.. Can you please help...
Thieves attempted to steal my car and I am trying to get it fixed.. Can you please help
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Dodge
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
They removed the ignition cylinder and broke the antenna on my SKIM.... I went to the junkyard and got a new skim and swapped my board with the board in the unbroken one.. I bought a new cylinder and it came with a key... I disconnected the battery to clear the codes to try to get the antitheft code gone... I placed my transponder key next to ignition and tried to start the car with the new key and it will not attempt to turn over... What else can I do without going to the dealership
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Dodge Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Ok I am ready.. Thanks
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Hey are you still not availble
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
available?
Dodge Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

im just checking this and the response didnt go though, but with the skim and new key they still will need to be programed to the vehicle. so when you go to get it programed get all the keys you would like to have for the car and get those programed as well so you can have a full set

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I traded the board from the old skim to the new skim so programming should not be required... the new keys for the cylinder lock do not have a chip... I place my chip key next to the antennae and the skim should read it and start... problem is the red light won't go off when in the on position how do we get rid of that
Dodge Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

are you getting any codes?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I don't have any tools to check that
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
P0513
Dodge Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

if you cant delete that code you will need to get everything reprogrammed, thats the code for invalid skim key

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Does the ignition cylinder talk to the skim or is it only the transponder? Can I not hold the transponder close to the skim and start it with a non transponder key?
Dodge Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

the key talks to the skim and so on and so fourth, but with that code something is not right in the system either the skim is programed wrong or the key, they may have gave you the wrong key

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