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Old 07-23-2014, 05:50 AM   #2101
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How much would it cost for a new style replacement key from the dealer? I don't want to give up either one of my switchblade keys. I'll use the new key for dealership visits.
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Old 07-23-2014, 09:27 AM   #2102
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They have 60 days from the announcement of the recall to send out the letters.
Let's see if this thread gets to 3,000 before the letters start arriving.
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Old 07-23-2014, 12:06 PM   #2103
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How much would it cost for a new style replacement key from the dealer? I don't want to give up either one of my switchblade keys. I'll use the new key for dealership visits.
You don't have to give up any of your switchblade keys. This is NOT A MANDATORY recall. You are not being forced to take your car to the dealer to get the new key/fob setup. You can choose to ignore the recall letter, or if you go to the dealer for warranty service, you can opt out of the recall at that time.
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Old 07-24-2014, 12:42 PM   #2104
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I drove 1800 miles round trip this weekend with my switchblade key and did not die.

Applause, please.
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Old 07-24-2014, 12:46 PM   #2105
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But were you using the key as a knee pad while driving, because that's what it's there for...
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Old 07-24-2014, 12:55 PM   #2106
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240 miles a day for the last 2 months and I'm still breathing as well. Imagine that. haha

My car was in the shop last week (Mass air flow sensor decided to quit). The tech at the dealership asked me if I knew about the recall, I said I did and did not want the new key. He laughed and said good. They don't have any in stock and doesn't know when they will get them.
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Old 07-24-2014, 12:56 PM   #2107
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Dodged a bullet there, I'd say. It was just reckless to go out with the Camaro Deathkey.
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Old 07-24-2014, 12:57 PM   #2108
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:05 PM   #2109
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:13 PM   #2110
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Terrified today when I took my slightly dusty Camaro to the car wash. Might be paranoid but I swear they left 3 car lengths between my Camaro and the BMW in front of me. Other autos were only separated by one car length. Are the people at the car wash now afraid to drive my car because it still has the killer FOB? Should I tip more at the car wash because my Camaro is so dangerous to drive (Hazard pay)?
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:13 PM   #2111
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:21 PM   #2112
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Were you also wearing shoes with laces?
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:23 PM   #2113
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:25 PM   #2114
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I think John Boehner is including "Camaro switchbladegate" in his law suit.
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:26 PM   #2115
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I've been renting a Kia to drive to work 'cause I'm terrified of my Camaro!
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:33 PM   #2116
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HOW DARE YOU GO OUT ON THE STREET WITH THAT DEATH FOB. YOU COULD HAVE KILLED SOMEONE. YOU NEED TO BE SPANKED BY YOUR WIFE, GIRLFRIEND, OR A STRIPPER.
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:36 PM   #2117
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HOW DARE YOU GO OUT ON THE STREET WITH THAT DEATH FOB. YOU COULD HAVE KILLED SOMEONE. YOU NEED TO BE SPANKED BY YOUR WIFE, GIRLFRIEND, OR A STRIPPER.
or a combination of the 3!
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:38 PM   #2118
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:49 PM   #2119
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Old 07-24-2014, 02:14 PM   #2120
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Money well spent!
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Old 07-24-2014, 02:18 PM   #2121
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Here is the thing: If GM ignored the potential that this could end up hurting someone, and then someone got hurt, the world would be crying out, "Shame on GM for not doing a recall!" You know, they're damned if they do and damned if they don't. Give them some credit for having business sense.

That said, I won't be having mine changed out,.. but that is my option.
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Old 07-24-2014, 02:18 PM   #2122
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At one time my 2012 wouldn't start with the key :(
After a few tries it worked.
This was during the first year of ownership - since then no troubles starting the car.
I'm a tall guy, but I don't ever hit the key fob with my knee :(

For my key there is nothing else on the fob, on the backup key there is a light weight wrist band.

So no reason for me to do the recall.
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Old 07-24-2014, 02:24 PM   #2123
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Old 07-24-2014, 02:36 PM   #2124
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Some people skydive, some wrestle alligators, some bungi jump.....but no, all this stuff is too tame for you...1800 miles with the death key......that's just insane.
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Old 07-24-2014, 04:14 PM   #2125
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I did 2,500 miles over the 4th of July weekend with the death key and survived.
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