Q: Sometimes my car won't start

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Sometimes my car won't start, and a little red light that looks like a dot comes on.

Hello, this happens a lot on this vehicle. This is a problem with the security system. The issue is not actually the security system but the computer CAN communication lines. These lines can have a poor connection causing the computer to shut the vehicle down and keep it from starting. It is a god idea to have the dealer diagnose and repair this as special equipment is needed for it.

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