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Old 06-25-2014, 09:27 AM   #15
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So now instead of having a key/fob that is impossible for my knee to make contact with, there will be a key with a fob hanging from it that can catch on your pants and turn off the car.

Awesome.

Like I've been saying, I'll keep my deadly switchblade.
LOL , now what is going to catch on your pants? There isn't anything on the fob that could possibly do that...
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:34 AM   #16
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My dealer's already done the modification and cut me a key. Looks just like that. The problem is they used a generic key blank and had it cut. GM told them that since it wasn't an official key they still couldn't deliver the car to me.
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:38 AM   #17
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How much more 'official' does it have to be. It was done at a dealer and there is a bowtie on the key haha
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:41 AM   #18
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How much more 'official' does it have to be. It was done at a dealer and there is a bowtie on the key haha
No bow tie on the key means not official. They used generic blanks presumably because they didn't change oem keys in stock.
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:55 AM   #19
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I can't see from the pick, did they fill up the gap in the FOB with something where the old key was??

If not, what an abortion!
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:57 AM   #20
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Are you freaking kidding me????

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No it is not filled
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Old 06-25-2014, 10:04 AM   #22
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No it is not filled

What a load of crap.. 40k dollar car and I get a key with a gap bigger than a 2nd graders teeth.


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Old 06-25-2014, 10:08 AM   #23
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LOL , now what is going to catch on your pants? There isn't anything on the fob that could possibly do that...
Haha. It's just as likely as me hitting the key with my knee.

Actually now that i think of it, the new "design" may not catch on my pants, but it could very well if I'm wearing shorts. All my shorts are cargo shorts. Those things catch on everything.

And from the description a few posts ago, they remove the key from the fob and don't replace it with anything to fill the gap. Leaving the possibility for it to catch on something.
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Here is page 5/5 of the dealer bulletin
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Old 06-25-2014, 10:29 AM   #25
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Hmm I see aftermarket opportunity to make a little screwdriver that will go in place of the flip out key part, that could prove handy....
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Old 06-25-2014, 10:30 AM   #26
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You think they could at least put a non-functional key into the fob so it looks complete.
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Old 06-25-2014, 10:30 AM   #27
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They should do what audi and mercedes did. Audi you can even charge the fob while driving in the port (you need it in your pocket or in the car to drive) and mercedes has no metal key at all, besides the hidden one not many people even know they have. Mercedes uses a sensor at the tip of the fob to tell the ignition it is the proper key and you turn it just like any other fob, and you're on your way.
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Old 06-25-2014, 10:33 AM   #28
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Also, don't most chevy sedans now have the same exact key fob? Switch blade? I wonder when they will be recalled.
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