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Wont start My 97' cadilac Siville will not start but it has all power, windows, radio, light, ect. It is displaying a message that says, Starter disabled, due to theft system, remove key. I have no idea whats going on.

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  • iagomab Dec 19, 2008

    I have the same problem started the morning of -22 degree weather and has been going on every sense

  • ZPERRY Jan 29, 2009

    My 97 Deville wont start .It is displaying a message that says, Starter disabled, due to theft system, remove key. I have no idea whats going on.

  • baptizzle Mar 13, 2009

    I unlocked the starter but the car still wouldn't start. the starter would crank the engine but the engine wouldn't start. The message that says "anti theft problem. this car may not restart again" was still there"

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Do you have an owners manual? in there it will tell you how to reset the anti-theft system and unlock the starter circuit.


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Someone tryed to steal your car and when that happened it shut off the starter you have to call a dealer and they have to reprogram it

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Open driver side door,lock it then shut the door wait 2min. then unlock it then try to start should reset theft device.

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

It is in the ignition it is a little small wire that is broken off and you need to replace the igintionjust hade this problem the worst time finding it out good luck

Posted on Oct 04, 2008

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