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I lost the key to my ingnition and replaced it with one from the junk yard it turns but doesn't start. i also bought one from auto zone that bypass the chip and it did the same thing

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Hi...
If the key is the same matching one which you had earlier then the ignition switch need to be replaced.
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You can do it your self. It is bolted on the steering column behind the dash, along with the dimmer switch. You have to drop the column and unscrew the switch. Problem is, the plug with the wiring also has the wiring for the turn signals and dimmer switch. You may have to do some splicing unless you want to feed a harness up the column.

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