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Accord lx: I have a 1998 honda accord. I get a green key flashing

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I have a 1998 honda accord. I get a green key flashing on my dashboard and then the car stops. What can I do about it?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.
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The problem is with the immobilizer system in some way. The immobilizer module reads the transponder in the key and if it is validated then the engine will start, if it isn't validated then the light will flash and it will take fuel away to kill the engine.
The problem could be the key itself, the immobilizer module, or a wiring issue. I see that you have had a key made but I'm wondering whether or not it was programmed. If it wasn't programmed then it won't start, but if someone did try to program it and failed then they should have diagnosed the problem at that time. If the key is good and was programmed but the problem remains then the module would be most likely.