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An accessory light that shows a blinking key is popping up on my dash. i read the manual, and it says that that happens when a key is improperly coded. My car coughs and acts like the battery is dead before it finally turns over. what's wrong? do i get a new key, or is something more serious wrong? it's a 2005 Honda with a lot of miles on it.

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First it's a 2005 Honda with a lot of miles on it. Have computer checked

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