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How do i fix an ignition switch on a 2004 impala? it doesnt let the car start. the tow truck guy said that a lot of chevy cars do this. is it tru that i would need to get a lock smith to make new key to fix problem?

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Hello, It sounds as if you are having ignition switch problems on your Impala. The tow truck driver is correct, Gm has had a problem with keys but that is because the theft deterent system is looking for a particular shaped key(original-new shaped) key and if your key is worn then you can go to the dealer with your title or bill of sale, or etc, and get new keys made. In the mean time, If it do this again turn the switch off, turn it back to start, and then leave on for ten minutes. This will relearn the key but when you get the new key you wil have to do this again with the relearn.

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