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Battery went dead,charged it back up now it won't stay running and a red light with a key comes on

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If the battery goes stone dead on these vehicles, your anti theft module (SKIS module) loses its programming. unfortunately, the only way to fix this is to have the vehicle towed to the dealer an reprogrammed. call your local dealer and consult them on their particular procedures. good luck!

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Check the alternator ...

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Hope this answers your question. Best of luck.
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