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How do you rest the security sysytem in a 1996 Grand Am?

The light is on and I'm wondering if the system disabled the starter, and fuel so I can't start it.

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Lock and unlock the drivers door.

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If the security light is staying on, the problem could be the chip in the key.

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The security system is supposed to disable the starter and fuel system. So if the engine cranks, and the security light goes off, its probably not a security problem.
You would need to check the pump relay to see if it has power and a ground signal from the computer. You may need a wiring diagram to be able to check the circuits.

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