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Starting disabled due to anti-theft system

My 96 Cadillac STS will not start due to the anti-theft system. Is it the key or the cylinder?

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Almost always the key is not at fault. I know for sure heat changes the resistance of the key but it does not happen as a usual thing you would have to apply physical heat. Contact me at albmahone@yahoo.com

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Posted on Aug 27, 2009

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