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Unfortunately there is no DIY method. This REQUIRES a dealer level scan tool to reprogram it as the incorrect key causes loss of programming memory.
You can call around to your local locksmiths as most now have the scan tool and software to do this and can come out to your vehicle. If none do, then it would have to be towed in to a dealer to have this done.
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No, it is just reprogrammed to mate your key back to the immobilizer control module.
It can happen again if the wrong key is inserted. This is not just a Dodge thing. Fords, GMs, Audis, MBs, BMWs, and just about every auto manufacturer does it this was as an additional antitheft feature. This way if someone uses a key that the immobilizer control module does not recognize, it will lock it out and prevent it from starting and require the same reprogramming before the correct key will work
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