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1998 sunfire ran for while after changing starter shut it off now it won't start

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  • carol schmidt Feb 18, 2012

    have tried several attempts to disarm or reset security. no luck it still just turns over fuel pump is running. Have checked to make sure it is the right starter,

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Check THEFT light on in dashboard, if YES, check disarm procedure in the Owners MAnual.

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Posted on Feb 16, 2012

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Maybe the starter is not notify to the engine.

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I had that problem last year. I bought a new starter but it was not the correct one for my car. For the 98 there are two different starters. I bought the wrong one the first time. My step father started to put it one and realized it was not the same as the one he just pulled off. Ending up taking it with us when we returned the orginial one I bought. The orginial one I bought was about $70 the correct one was $400. The auto store did not have the correct one listed as a replacement part. Until the number off of the part was keyed into the system and found out that it was just not the common replacement part.

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SOURCE: changed starter in 96 sunfire now, cranks but will

Try turning the key to the on position three times, then leave it on the third time and wait about fifteen minutes for the security light to stop flashing. then turn the key off and try to start it.

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Hello and welcome to Fixya!

As a first course of action, I strongly suggest that you remove the positive batter connector and let it sit for atleast 5mins. before reconnecting it. This will reset the system and can get your vehicle back to it's normal operation.

Please do keep me posted on the progress. I'll be glad to help you out. Hope this helps and thank you for using Fixya! Have a good one!

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