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I was in the gym slammed the weight on my keys to an oldsmobile aurora 2001 i think i broke the chip in the key can i still reset my security light cause my car wont start now it keep saying security antitheft

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First off, sorry that happened. That key can run anywhere from 75 to 150 bucks. There are ways to bypass this system so that you can use any key. Its probably good to just bypass it anyway so that it doesnt end up failing on you down the road. These system are expensive and out dated. Here is a link to understand how the system works and ways to bypass this yourself.

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Id get it checked and fixed before the neusance light become a real problem.

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Bypass systems are not full proof either and do wear out over time. I think they have far less issues than the securtity feature in the car and if the bypass fails and Lock Out occurs, simply get a new Bypass. Hope I helped a bit take care :-)

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