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Old 01-13-2011, 07:47 PM
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Question Ebay Key Fobs

Just purchased used 2010 Dodge Ram Quad cab. It has power door locks and windows. The dealer I purchased it from did not have any keyless entry for it. There are key fobs on Ebay for about $110 with remote start. They say that you can do your own programming with two keys that start the vehicle. Has anyone had success or failure with these?? Any suggestions..
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They are giving you bad information. To add remote start several other components must be added or changed out, namely the WIN module, hood latch, hood switch, and remote start antenna. Subsequently, the remote start must also be added to the build configuration and then the truck has to be reprogrammed with this info.
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They are giving you bad information. To add remote start several other components must be added or changed out, namely the WIN module, hood latch, hood switch, and remote start antenna. Subsequently, the remote start must also be added to the build configuration and then the truck has to be reprogrammed with this info.
What is the best way. I just want keyless entry. I could careless about the remote start. Just looking to lock/unlock the truck. Thanks
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Billwill81, don't buy any FOB that has been USED or reads RARE, they will NOT work for you
read the details completely, it has to read NEW never programmed

another thing, you can't program an FOB, a certified locksmith or the Dodge dealer has to do it.
the only way that a person can program a FOB, is IF you already have 2 programmed FOBs for YOUR vehicle, you can then buy a brand new FOB & program it yourself to have a 3rd FOB

There are also other things that you need to know, like is the vehicle compatible for the use of a FOB

a good auto alarm/audio shop may be able to help you save money & give you all the options
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bestbuy, they usually have several kits to chose from, they're like 2-500 installed. ranging from your basic alarm to top of the line.
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Honestly, the easiest and least expensive way to get RKE would be to go with an aftermarket unit.
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http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Viper+-+...&skuId=7729737

$140 installed, and viper is a reputable company
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$140 installed, and viper is a reputable company
Agreed. They have been a good company since I first heard of them over 18 years ago.
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I got the Python 990, well remote start,But Does doors,Tailgate,Hood with a cool
LCD key-fob.Its an Alarm system tho.
From Directed Electronics,Check them out Or use Chrysler oem,Just be careful
with some of the E bay vendors.
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VIPER & CLIFFORD are top of the line companies
http://www.viper.com/
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