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1999 Honda Accord Question: change the ignition swich cilinder new key

 

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byron202424, Los Angeles, CA, June 22, 2014, 20:06
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i jush change the igition swich cilinder but my car wont stard i dont know if the key has a chip please help me

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13724 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper June 23, 2014, 06:05
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    is wiring to ign key and tumbler in good shape? don't believe it has a chip,is caherging system ok?

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    Funk Brothers Automotive (3 Answers) , Los Angeles, CA - (323) 629-4862
    funkbrothers June 23, 2014, 07:52
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    Hi Byron, The key and the car need to be "matted" and this is usually only done by the dealership.

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    ziptie12 June 23, 2014, 18:09
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    HOPE you have ALL the old parts! First , do you have a green light on your dash in the shape of a key and is it flashing? Answer that and I can tell you your next step. Otherwise I can guarantee you'll spend way more than you need to.

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    byron202424, June 23, 2014, 22:29
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    hi yes i do have the old pats and the green light is flashing what do i do ??

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    ziptie12, June 24, 2014, 21:34
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    On the old assembly take the immobilizer receiver ring off and swap it onto the knew lock assembly , should be 2 small screws and it's already unplugged , you might want to have the steering column trim off , so you can compare to new one , it is on green colored connector. there are 2 separate plastic pieces , only the first piece with the 'ring' needs to be swapped.Only problem , I now realize , is that you didn't know about this first so now I feel like an idiot......we always have the switches re-keyed to the original key first.IF you didn't break the bolts for the bracket yet , it would still be cheaper to take it back off and bring all pieces to a locksmith and have that done.IF you did have it re-keyed first , then you're safe on that , sorry about the goof, but if you do this , then you won't have to deal with 2 separate keys either.

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