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One Key works and other does not

I have a 2006 cobalt, one key will start my car and the other won't. Both keys are original keys given to me when i bought the car. Goin to dealer tuesday to get looked at. Just too weird.

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Is one key slightly different? A lot of times, when the dealer gives you keys, you may get a service key. Sometimes the service keys don't work. If the keys are the exact same, then (maybe) if the Cobalt is like the Ford Focus, there is a microchip in the key that sends a signal to the computer. I actually had that problem a number of times. Hope thats helpful.

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