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Posted on Feb 08, 2012

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SOURCE: 1996 Camaro RS suddenly wont start - anti theft problem?

You can start it by putting into program mode...try to start, then turn it to off..,,then turn it to on (not start)..leave it on for 15 min...turn it to off for 2 min..and start..

This will reset the signal from the bcm to the pcm of the car.

you most like ly have a problem in the start switch key reader...It has to be replaced as a unit

Or it could be your bcm or pcm...very very expensive... try this first... If it does not work off to the dealership..don't even try to give this to a garage to fix. Gm has the software to reflash your computer.

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

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SOURCE: 2001 ford taurus wont start and anti-theft light is blinking

Either you may be using a key that you had copied from the original or your chip went bad in your original key. Most of cars now a days have the key censor in the key so if it is the incorrect key it will not start your car or if it does not read that chip it will not start

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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SOURCE: '97 Cadllac Deville Concours reading "Anti Theft System Problem"

make sure your key is clean try again, if not the system will tell you to wait 3 mins while key is in ignition this will reset the system and dash will tell you to start vehicle, you should be fine after that, common cause dirty key!!!!!!!!

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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SOURCE: my anti-theft light is on and my car want start

Try to close all the doors and windows and lock the car with remote or manually then open it with the key it should work .

Posted on Jul 22, 2010

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SOURCE: When anti theft light is blinking the car wont

On a 2003 Chevy Maibu the theft system light comes on and blinks when the system is triggered. The car will not start and the fuel pump cuts out. You must turn key to on and have all doors closed. Keep the key to on for 10 mins til theft light turns solid and then disappears. Then turn key to start and it should fire up.

Posted on Aug 07, 2010

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My car won't start and it appears its on anti theft mode with a red light on flashing. How can I fix this, I only have one key?


What does the key have to do with the issue? You need to deactivate the anti theft mode. Your car manual should have this information readily available. OR ask your car dealer for the info.

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The security, antitheft or lock picture/icon is a visual indication that something in the car's antitheft system is failing. In most GM cars and trucks there is a hidden system that most people are unaware even exists. From the moment you put your key in the ignition, there begins a constant line of communication between your key's security chip or transponder, to the ignition's lock cylinder, and then to the car's TDM (Theft Deterrent Module). These 3 parts are in CONSTANT communication. If the key is in the ignition, then these parts are sending signals to each other. The security light illuminates when that signal gets broken, even just for a second. When the signal breaks, the car misinterprets this as an attempt at theft and goes into antitheft mode. The car thinks its being stolen or hotwired because it is not getting that signal from YOUR specific key. This is why the security light turns on and shuts down your vehicle. This link explains it pretty well.
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My car is stuck in anti theft mode and I cant get my car to start


The problem is your Vats security system. This causes the car to either "not start" or "shut down" while running. (depending on the system) If the security light flashes, i guarantee that this is what the problem is. 1st trick, turn the key forward 2 clicks till right before it would normally start, leave like that for 10 minutes. ( no less ) After 10 minutes, turn key back then forward and your car might start.
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07 ford focus anti theft light flashes all the time


If the security or anti-theft light is flashing when you attempt to start your car, and the engine does not crank or does not start, you have an anti-theft problem. The system may not be recognizing your key's key-less entry signal, or there may be a fault in the anti-theft module or wiring.
There is a reset procedure to stop this anti-theft light flashing.many a times this helps The reset procedure is as follows:-- Reset the alarm by locking and unlocking the drivers side door.Do this a couple of times and then check it will reset the factory security system . If the reset procedure does not helps then its time to get the anti-theft system checked.There is a short circuit in the anti-theft system wiring. For more detailed help on this anti-theft light blinking issues please click on the link below http://www.aa1car.com/library/troubleshoot_antitheft_system.htm
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Starter won't turn over, could it be due to anti-theft or theft deterent system? What can i do


If the anti-theft light is flashing then it is in theft mode. If this is the case turn the key on and wait 1 hour then cycle the key to see if it starts if it does you have a anti-theft problem see dealer. sorry.

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no cutoff switch!! try this turn key to on, do not start car. let sit for about 30 minutes, after 30 minutes, turn key off. wait 15 seconds and try to start car. this should reset anti theft system.

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