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Problems starting my 2006 F-150 with the Key

I'm having problems starting my 2006 Ford F-150 5.4L V8 with the factory key. I have an aftermarket viper remote starter installed and it starts the vehicle everytime I use it but if I attempt to start it with just the key it only works approximately 10% of the time. When using the key to start, my radio and console powers up but the engine doesn't always start. It's getting kind of embarrasing when I go to the car wash and I have to explain how to start it... Any insight?

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Try having a new key made or try a spare if you have one,the key chip may be worn, try that first.

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