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1998 Chevrolet Camaro Question: Security light stays on...

 

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rob6870, 5.7L V8, Philadelphia, PA, October 25, 2011, 22:20
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Recently i gave my car to the valet in N.Y. and when i picked it up the security light on the dash was on , now it stays on no matter what i do .Cant seem to shut it off . whats up? what did he do?? and how to i shut it off...btw car starts and runs fine

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    November 10, 2011, 16:21
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    Chances are that over time the small wires that travel up the steering column which allow the ignition lock cylinder to read the "chip" in your ignition key have become damaged. At some point the vehicle may not start. I would suggest you get this problem diagnosed and repaired. If it is indeed the damaged wires to the ignition lock cylinder - the lock cylinder will need to be replaced and a new ignition key made.

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