what do it mean when the key want accpect and the car want start

Asked by Lakisa85 Oct 31, 2016 at 07:51 PM about the 2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T

Question type: General

What do it mean when it say key not
accpected and the car want start.

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If the key will not turn over - if it feels like the key is 'stuck' and will not turn, it means the mechanism for the key fob has failed. there should be a message on the dashboard that says the key failed. It is an easy fix but the car needs to be towed to the shop and the part replaced and then the key needs to be reprogrammed. happened to me.

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my manuel solved this, if key reading is not accepted and car wont start, turn the key to off position, then to on, press the remote button, lock or open, then start your car!

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