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Hello everyone,
I am wanting to buy another keyfob for my '10 challenger. It has a remote start. I am looking on eBay at a few options, but i've read that some might not work and such? Idk. I am new to all this and was hoping that someone could lead me in the right direction.

I have one key. This was the only key given to me by the dealership. This key doesn't work properly anymore. the circular medal things inside the fob slide to different button areas and make it to where if you hit unlock...it may hit lock or panic. I'm unable to keep the key in my pocket because it could auto start the car or something crazy.

Somehow my window's have rolled down multiple times by their selves when buttons get hit. Idk how that happens.

Anways, I have one key. I was looking at purchasing these off eBay: 2 New Keyless Entry Remote Car Key Fob for DODGE CHALLENGER 2009 - 2014 | eBay

If I purchase those am I able to program them? It says in the description that it is self programmable but you need a working remote for it. I have a working keyfob that I can put in the ignition and use.

If I am not able to program them myself, will they be able to program at a Dodge dealership? And if so, what is the cost to program?

Lastly, if the key's that I linked too won't work for me, could someone link me to some that would?

Thanks everyone so much!
 

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If I am not able to program them myself, will they be able to program at a Dodge dealership? And if so, what is the cost to program?
Cost will vary from dealer to dealer. No one here can give you an exact price.
 

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YOu can get a new plastic housing from eBay for about $8 and transfer your board over to it.
 

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its a roll of the dice on aftermarket keb fobs on the 'net. Some might work, some might not - lots of posts about those issues.

I'd recommend you get two fobs while you're doing this.
 

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Don’t you have to go to a dealer to program??


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A good locksmith should be able to program as well

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I got two spare key fobs from another member of this forum and when I had the key fabricated to match my key at ACE Hardware, the woman asked me for my original key fob. I asked her what for. She said she could program the new fob for FREE since their policy was to include that service with the key I had copied! I couldn't believe it.
 

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YOu can get a new plastic housing from eBay for about $8 and transfer your board over to it.
I tried and it didn’t work, the internal buttons were broke.

If your local to Riverside Ca, I can get it done for You. My daughter owns a car dealership and has a small programming computer
 

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I got two spare key fobs from another member of this forum and when I had the key fabricated to match my key at ACE Hardware, the woman asked me for my original key fob. I asked her what for. She said she could program the new fob for FREE since their policy was to include that service with the key I had copied! I couldn't believe it.
I just called a Ace near me. They said they could do it, but the guy that doesn't wouldn't be in til later. So I am waiting to call back to get more info. Do you know if they do a remote to start keyfob programming? You got your keyfob programmed right? Not just the door key trimmed?

Thank you!
 

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YOu can get a new plastic housing from eBay for about $8 and transfer your board over to it.
Unfortunately, my keyfob's board is all out of watch. The circle things that go over the board have become unsolder. They just move around any time you open it up and won't stay in place.

I tried and it didn’t work, the internal buttons were broke.

If your local to Riverside Ca, I can get it done for You. My daughter owns a car dealership and has a small programming computer
I live in TN sadly :/. Is there a program out there that I could look for that I might be able to do it myself or is that out of the realm of possibilities?
 

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I actually didn't get the new fob programmed as I was more concerned with just getting the key done at the time. The woman had a binder there with full instructions and was ready to do it on the spot as if it was a fairly straightforward procedure. I was afraid she'd end up screwing up the fob needed to pair with and I'd have been stranded there lol.
 

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I actually didn't get the new fob programmed as I was more concerned with just getting the key done at the time. The woman had a binder there with full instructions and was ready to do it on the spot as if it was a fairly straightforward procedure. I was afraid she'd end up screwing up the fob needed to pair with and I'd have been stranded there lol.
Thank you! I haven't called ACE back yet. All the man said was that I would have to buy the key from them so they could program it. I'm interested in looking into it. The dealerships around me want to charge $100 at one or $120 at the other.
 

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Do not buy them off Ebay I tried one from LKQ and when I took it to a Locksmith Shop to program it the Fob can not be re-coded unless its been Refurbished.
When I tried it said Code Locked!!! I had him get me one for like 70.00 and he Coded it for 25.00 How ever before I ordered from him I went to 3 other Lock Smith Shops Same thing. with the one from Ebay its coded for a 3oom. Most Autoparts Stores want same price as a dealer.. So If a smith can get you one cheaper then 180.00 go for it.
 
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