why do i get so many "pull key-wait 10 sec." falts?

Asked by Apr 04, 2013 at 01:30 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Corvette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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"You will sometimes get that error because the key sensor gets stuck. Inside the ignition switch there is a sliding nylon key sensor that gets stuck and fools your car. It thinks that there is a key in the ignition with a non-compatible resistor pellet so it throws that message. The best way to tell if this is your problem is if the bell rings with the door open without a key in the ignition. If this happens, insert the small end of a plastic wire tie into the ignition switch and "fiddle around" until the sensor releases. There is a TSB out to update your ignition switch."

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