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1999 Chrysler T&C security lockout

You've answered a similar question in the past. Car turns over then stalls. This repeats for 3 to 5 times then no crank at all though no power problem electrically speaking since lights, accessories etc. will still work - only ignition "lockout". You seemed to say this was necessarily related to the key and or ignition lock cylinder - First, there is no "chip" on my key and second the ignition lock cylinder was sticking but after application of graphite lubricant has loosened up and operates smoothly now. Could there be another cause for this "security lockout"? Another person suggested there was a known circuit board defect which was the cause of this. I've been without a functioning vehicle for almost a month now and I'm at wits end on this problem. Any insight would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance,
Don W Lambertville, MI

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  • galore Dec 05, 2008

    i know this is the fault of the security lockout program th e cause of this i dont kknow i have been told there is away with the key to reset the security so it willl work for a while it is in some manuals but not mine it is listed under security in the manual but my book dont have it in there if someone can find this in there manual i wisl they would email me what it says

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SOURCE: Ignition will not turn

we had the same issue with ours a few weeks back, i was prepared to remove the key assembly. i started disassembling the steering column and removed all the trim, and while removing all the trim and the lighted key ring from the switch, i noticed a small pin on the side of the keysitch housing, if you put your key inot the switch and try to turn it, this pin moves in and out as the key is turned, ours wouldnt budge, or was stuck. i pressed it a few times with a small screwdriver, and sprayed it with some trusty wd40, and walla. it now works fine. would probably tak you about half hour to fix if you wanted to try what i did, if not then you may need to call a locksmith. i hope this helps, although you may have a different problem than we did.

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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SOURCE: car alarm preventing car from starting

1999 CONCORDE: check the battery terminals probably they are not tight enough...something like that happened to me just the lights turned on and the car seemed to be dead, the battery is still ok since then. I just needed to buy new terminals.

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SOURCE: car won't crank & makes a clicking noise when ignition is turned.

Is this the original battery? Have u had it tested? The no crank, clicking noise is classic dead battery symptoms, lights can still work, but not enough power to turn engine over. If it's the original battery, it's at the end of it's life cycle, and should be replaced. U can get the battery tested for free at any parts store.

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SOURCE: 04 chrysler pacifica dashboard lights stay on & drains my battery

my dash lights stay on after i turn off my van, the fan stays on also the alarm does not work or the keyless entry does not work.

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