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Key hot when removed form the ignition

I have a brand new 2010 Corolla, and have noticed that when I remove the key from the iginition the key is VERY hot to the touch. Just wondering if anyone else has a similar issue.

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  • feat Oct 08, 2009

    I will be contacting dealer for more information. The metal part of the key feels like it has been in the hot summer sun when it is removed from the ignition.

  • Devon Sacco
    Devon Sacco May 11, 2010

    I have a 2002 that does the same thing. I think it's normal. But, this is the only problem I had with a Corolla. I'll have to look into it now I know I'm not the only one.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    I just installed a brand new alternator in my 99 Toy Corolla 1.8. It seems to be very hot to the point that I can't touch it. Any ideas?

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I purchased a 2010 Corolla in Jul\t 2009. For two months, several times, the key was hot when I removed it from the ignition. I was told it was due to the Immobilizer chip in the handle. I'm concerned as it happened again in Sept 2010. and if it does this periodically I feel in time it could cause a dangerous problem as cars have caught fire due to ignition problems. What response did you get from your dealer or how did you sove your problem??

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