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Brad, Jeep Dealership Tech
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Experience:  19 Yrs Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep. ASE Master (L-1) Certified
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Cant start my Jeep GC. Get the message ignition or

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Hi robert. Cant start my Jeep GC. Get the message ignition or asseccories on and there is a red light blinking just above the fuel meter. Car starts for 1 sec and then turns off
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  Brad replied 1 year ago.

The red light is your security light meaning you either have a bad key or skim module. Do you have another key?

Expert:  Brad replied 1 year ago.

If you don't have another gray headed skim key then the easiest thing would be to call a mobile locksmith to cut and program a new key. And if that doesn't work it's liked a bad module. The correct way to diagnose this issue is with a scantool to see what codes are in the SKIM module b

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks What about the other message in the dispay ?
Expert:  Brad replied 1 year ago.

What other message? Do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The message on my display: ignition or accessories on. I dont think it is the key as the car does start. But only for 1sec.
Expert:  Brad replied 1 year ago.

Can I get the last 8 digits of your VIN?