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Old 04-26-2016, 04:40 PM   #1
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New ignition key for 2012 390BH60

I have a 2012 Berk that came with only 1 ignition key. After 5 years I finally decided that a spare would be a good idea.

Was told at the home improvement store that they could not do it since it has a chip .... which was news to me.

My next stop was Freightliner. They told me that normal Freightliner trucks do not have a chip key and that this is something that is done by the RV manufacture.

Talked to local Forest River dealer in neighboring town. They had never had a request for a spare key and had no idea how to get one.

My next call will be to Randy H.


Has anyone.replaced a key. How was it done and how much did it cost.

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Old 04-26-2016, 04:44 PM   #2
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I had called last fall after buying our 2004 and only getting 1 key also. Rec'd. a price from FR around 75.00 I believe. Decided I'd try someplace else. Still only have just one ignition key .
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Old 04-26-2016, 04:49 PM   #3
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Tim,
I went to a local locksmith who was able to duplicate the key without any issues. Don't recall what they charged, though. I think he said that it was a Chrysler key blank.
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I have a 2012 Berk 390 Bh. I have a key set made including the ignition at a specialty hardware store. I key for the ignition does not have a chip and the key blank from a Chrysler of early 2000's. It cost me about $3 per key. Had keys made for the doors, storage bays and ignition. Try a good locksmith.

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Old 04-26-2016, 05:39 PM   #5
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2014 Berk had mine made at local ACE hardware $3.00
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Old 04-26-2016, 06:52 PM   #6
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2014 Berk had mine made at local ACE hardware $3.00

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Old 04-26-2016, 08:17 PM   #7
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Thanks all .... will try again to get key cut locally. According to DW she told me that the fellow used some sort of scanner and said that it contained a chip. Would certainly be worth the 3 dollars or so to give it a try
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Old 04-28-2016, 12:03 AM   #8
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The key may have a chip but does that mean that the vehicle requires a chip?

There seems to be some inconsistency with these keys.

On my RV Ace Hardware could not find the correct blank to use in their book. Home Depot made me a key but it only opened the door and will not work as an ignition key.

Finally went to a Chevy dealer who made me a key that works and it was much cheaper than I expected. Last time it was ab out $75, this time I think it was under $25.
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Old 04-28-2016, 01:25 AM   #9
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Dalco ..... what type of rv are you talking about that has the same key for door and ignition. These two keys are not even remotely similar on my Berk.
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By the info in his signature area it looks like Delco has a Sunseeker which is probably on a Ford of Chevy van chassis. If he went to a Chevy dealer to get a key it is on a Chevy chassis.
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