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Old 11-13-2012, 01:47 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Elizabeth View Post
If you have the chipped key IN YOUR POCKET, the valet key will start the carand it will run.
If you do not have the chipped key on your person, the car will not run.
So perhaps you were carrying the chipped key, and starting the car with the valet key.
Now, you left the chipped key off your person. And the car is doingwhat it always did check for the presence of the chip. not finding it. no start.
Just my 2 cents.
The chip does not have to be at the ignition switch, it just has to be in the area.
Which makes no sense for its intended purpose...valet. The valet is not going to have both keys, meaning they won't be able to start the car unless you're there. If you're there, there's no need for a valet. The purpose of a valet car is to be able to run the car but have limitations.
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