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Security light comes on.

Car wont start, no noise when you turn the key. After trying for around 10 minutes car will start. Lights and everything come on while car wont start. Happens about every 2 weeks or so.

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Sounds like your ignition switch is faulty.Not the key switch. The ignition switch itsel is at the lower end of steering column. Good luck.

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