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I change the lock cylinder on my 2001 chevy Impala and I need to reset the security system for it to start

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Did you change the key? if you have it more than likely needs programmed as most of the gm's have either a resister based immobilizer or a passlock system. If its the same key check that you have all the connecters back at steering column as you may have disturbed the vat's one.

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