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SECURITY LIGHT COMES AND CAR WILL NOT START FOR ABOUT 10 MINUTES UNTIL SECURITY LIGHT STOPS FLASHING. WHAT CAN WE DO TO FIX THIS?

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I take it you have alittle black chip in your key.If so you need to replace the key. Pretty soon it will not start at all. This is the first sign the chip is wearing out. Dealer can sell you a key it has to have the same chip in it. Good Day
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Does the ignition key have a chip? If so, then the chip and or key is dirty. Carefully clean the key and around the chip. Be careful not to wet the chip or break during cleaning. That should clear up the problem.

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