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Old 12-10-2011, 12:17 PM
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Turns out the issue was due to the EWS and DME not being aligned and the rolling code that they use to communicate didnt match. They had to do a 'reset' on the 2 modules, and then the vehicle would start. SO basically the watchdog system (EWS) which is the anti-theft system, wouldnt let me drive the vehicle or start it after I turned it off.

My bigger question to them was why it happened in the first place, is it a common issue, and would it happen again...the response was they dont really know . While I am happy to get my vehicle back, the lack of a root cause doesnt make me feel too warm and fuzzy.
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