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Okay, so we replaced the battery, and the electrical stuff works, but we still cannot start the car. The repair guy says it's not the starter, but thinks it has something to do with a block from the security in the key. Has anyone else had this kind of problem? This is a 1991 Camaro RS with automatic transmission and 5.0 liter v8.

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Yes, I have had to change the ignition decoder on my 91 camaro. If u have a second key to the car, try it, to make sure it is not a defective chip in the key.

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