Originally Posted by coxthecrazy
I know my moms 2000 Explorer took a chip key and the 2002 ranger I had took one but only to start the vehicle. I kept a non chip key in my wallet in case I locked my keys in the car but it would not start the truck. I think a few of the cars got them in the late 90s and it stepped across the whole Ford line by the early to mid 2000s
I wonder if trim level has anything to do with it. My dad has an 05 ranger and my mom uses a wal mart spare when she drives it. His is an xl.