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I had a lock cylinder replaced earlier this week and the

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I had a lock cylinder replaced earlier this week and the shop had to give me a non mazda key to the new part and now it has triggered the anti theft system and cannot drive
JA: Is the key stripped or worn?
Customer: Not that I can see. It was fine all the rest of this week until last night. I have left the battery unhooked in hopes of it resetting it
JA: What is the model/year of your Mazda?
Customer: 2001 Mazda Tribute v6
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I was hoping but not aure exactly what else to do other than unhooking the battery and leaving it a while, which dis not work
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: The key I was given is not an original Mazda key. It has foreign lettering on it. Other than that, not that I can think of
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Mazda
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