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Can you get a key code from VIN number?
Last Updated: 5th April, 2021
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Consequently, how do I find my key cut code?
Finding the key code The key code consists of numbers and letters or only numbers. If the key code is available then these are common locations: In the documentation of the vehicle. Sometimes the key code is in the vehicle manual or on a label with the lock or key.
Also, can Ford make a key from the VIN? The VIN allows the dealer or an automotive locksmith the option to access the key code on file, i.e. to cut you a replacement key by code which makes the process very fast and easy.
Keeping this in view, how do you get a key made without the original?
Another way you can get your car key made when you do not have the original key, outside of getting a locksmith, is to call the dealership and ask for a replacement. Although a viable option, doing so will cost twice as much as having a locksmith cut and program a new key.
What is key code?
A key code is a series of alphanumeric characters used by locksmiths to create a key. There are two kinds of key codes: blind codes and bitting codes.