also shows a car with a lock on it symbol on the dash
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Answer #1csubak30 December 17, 2012, 21:20Master
The lock symbol is your entire problem. The car's antitheft system is activated for one of two reasons. The key's battery or microchip has failed and the ignition won't recognize the key and thinks someone is trying to steal the car and shut the fuel pump off. Try your other key if you have a spare. Second, the key ignition cylinder itself has failed and needs replaced. The issue is the antitheft system. Prob. going to need diagnostic if this doesn't work for you.
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (13724 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper December 18, 2012, 06:42Master
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