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11-26-2008, 06:08 PM #1
key doesn't work i'm losing my mind
I just purchased a 1999 Tahoe and posted some problems I was having with the front doors remote locks not working. I figured "what the hell" if the key works thats fine. I tried all the locks and the key does not work! I am assuming that the doors have been replaced as well as the hatch. What I would like to know is it possible to have keys made that fit or do I need to replace the whole door lock shootin match?By the way, the remote does slightly move the front latches and it unlocks the rear doors and the hatch??:sign0011:
New Brunswick, Canada
11-26-2008, 06:38 PM #2
A locksmith might be able to create a kay based on a vin, but seeing as how it has been replaced, I fear you might be screwed man..-=Howie=-:sarcastic:
Its not the professional drivers I worry about. Its the Amateurs.
1999 Chevy C3500 Crew Cab W/T 8'Bed, 350 Vortec 2wd "Ghost"
11-26-2008, 06:42 PM #3
Thats what I thought. Oh well I'm on my 10th Alpine so who gives a f!@#$. Thanks man.
11-26-2008, 06:42 PM #4
If you key doesn't work the doors or the gate most likely the ignition switch was replaced.
11-26-2008, 06:46 PM #5
You have a point there. Any ideas on the chapest way out? and why does the key fob work on the rear doors and gate but not the front doors?
11-26-2008, 06:53 PM #6
Buy a lock set and replace all the locks, by the time you have a lock smith rekey everthing it's cheaper to put in a lock set. As far as the door lock actuators you will have to pull the door panel to see if you are getting power to them.
11-26-2008, 06:56 PM #7
Thanks. I'm getting power because the move slightly when pressed?
11-26-2008, 06:59 PM #8
Then the actuators need to be replaced.
11-26-2008, 07:13 PM #9
thank you. How do I deal with the key situation?
11-26-2008, 08:03 PM #10
keys will have to be done at dealership $$$, nyou can first try and have the remote checked or reprogrammed while you are there too99 K1500 Suburban LT "THE BEAST"
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