Car broken into, spare key stolen

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    My 07 EL was broken into last night and a spare car key with fob was taken. Is there anyway to change the locks or reprogram the keys to keep him from returning and stealing the truck?
    If he has the key, he can get in and start the car even if I reprogram the fob ,Right?
     
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    Scumbags need to get a job and quit preying on us older folks. Get a can of bear spray and sit on your front porch cause he will no doubt come back to try to take your vehicle this time. If you don’t have bear spray, a gun would work just as well. Good luck Marlin!!
     
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    If you buy new blanks, and reprogram, the stolen key will be useless.
    Only keys present at time of programming are accepted.
     
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    Tonight pull out your owners manual for programming fob. Reset it and program only your fob and the old one will no longer be able to disable the alarm. Arm the alarm and if he tries to get into the truck the horn will still sound whether he has a key or not upon entering as he needs a working fob to disable it.

    I’d get a new key as well as your current key reprogrammed at the dealer and they will knock out the old one. It’s chip will be useless and the truck will not start for the thief.
     
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    I took care of the fob, its reprogrammed. I'll check on a new key tomorrow.
    Now I worry about the old key being used to open the door manually and to start the car before I get the new keys. I think I will block the door key cylinder with an old broken key where they cant insert the key in the door lock.
    I can get it out later if needed. I have never used that lock
     
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    In the mean time, you could disconnect the battery, pull a starter fuse, etc, etc if you are concerned about it being stolen.
     
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    They came back this morning at 6:11 to steal the car. Broad daylight!
    My precautions worked they were not successful.
    First breakin Sunday at 1:14am



    Here is this morning when they tried to get the truck at 6:11am.


     
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