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Old 07-12-2010, 01:56 PM
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Default Key in Ignition problems

I have experienced similar problems to Dusky. Four times. A trip to the dealer quickly diagnosed the solution - replace the Wireless Control Module. The problem is the part is on backorder! On the way home from the dealer, I stopped and got the Key in Ignition message. With all electronics dead, I stuck my finger in the ignition slot and pushed it up/down 2-3 times. It worked and I was able to restart.

The technician said the problem was in the part of the WCM that moves when you insert the key. Something gets stuck, making the computer think the key is still there. He thought it was related to temperature, humidity, or similar.

I will respond whenever it is fixed.
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