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Asked by May 02, 2016 at 06:51 AM about the 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I lost car keys. So i poped my ignition out to
start it with screwdriver.to turns over but
wont start dont sound like its getting. Gas.
Now.

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246,305

That's because the ignition needs the chip that is integral to the key to start to car to deter theft. Time to get a new key from a local locksmith or dealer. Have your VIN handy.

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49,145

Yup, need new keys and the car needs to be coded to them. The anti-theft system is preventing it from starting.

22,685

A car owner must always have a spare set of keys- now you will have to pay a mechanic to repair your car- not even a screwdriver can get around that-

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