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The "Blade Thingy" is pretty much just that a flat blade that connects the ignition switch and wheel lock with the ignition lock cylinder. When you turn your key in the lock-cylinder it turns this actuator that then turns the ignition switch. You probably can not turn it with your pliers because your just not doing it right. Try grabbing it, pushing in and ...


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The number one cause for kia ignitions not turning are the keys being worn down. I suggest you first have a locksmith or dealer cut you a code cut key (not a copy of what you have). I see your in the US so there is no immobilizer on your car, the key should not be that expensive. Door locks are very sloppy compared to ignition locks so you should not judge ...


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Its not that it can't be done, the problem with these are the aftermarket remotes never work at all. Even with refurbished originals sometimes the remote portion will not add correctly. This causes us who are able to do it to just turn down these jobs since its not always worth wasted time and upset customers. if we decide to take them it will not be as ...


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I think your first reaction is true. It's most likely the ignition switch. Causes for this may include too many keys or weight on his key chain. Replace the ignition switch and recommend to limit weighted key chain.


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Hyundai's outside of the US are equipped with immobilizer systems and new keys need to be programmed to the car. Since the immobilizer system is not accepting the code from the unrecognized key it is telling the engine controls to shut down the spark and fuel. To have the key matched you can call a local locksmith or take it to the dealer.


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Its extremely rare the immobilizers memory only corrupts one key so its more likely a fault with the key it self. Its not uncommon for the remote head keys to fail. Its usually from moisture getting inside. If it is a remote head key you can attempt to open it and see if it has built up corrosion. If so clean it away with isopropyl alcohol and it may start ...


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