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Q: How do I remove the Intelligent Access (IA) mechanical key?

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How do I remove the Intelligent Access (IA) mechanical key?

The Intelligent Access (IA) key has a mechanical key inside it, should you ever need it. This key can be used to unlock the driver’s door. To access this key, slide the Release switch on the back of the IA key, and pull out the mechanical key.

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