Have you tried to lubricate the tumbler where the key goes in? I would do that first. If it still is bad, yes it will need programmed.
If you decide to do it, I attached the directions and pics specific to this vehicle below. Hopefully, they will help.
Try to lubricate it as I mentioned. Also, take a look through this link. It may help you.
Take care and let me know if you have other questions.
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Monday, April 5th, 2021 AT 6:44 PM