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Intermittent faults like that are very difficult to diagnose, and near impossible over the internet. Best or first thing you should do is have the engine computer scanned for trouble codes-Autozone does that service for free, using an OBD-2 scanner device. OBD stands for on board diagnostics.
If you get any trouble codes, it may point to the problem. You can post them here for help, or have a mechanic or technician check it out. Good luck (from another senior).
Posted on Nov 05, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
does the rpm motor kick down? you may need to check your vacuum hoses, and also you may want to check your exaust, sounds wierd but that can cause the car to stall at times.as for the traction light, your hitting the brakes to hard. try slowing down a little slower while stopping, and keep distance for saftey.. if you can take it a little slower at lights and turns, without braking hard and it stops stalling.
Posted on May 20, 2009
There have been alot of this type problem you describe. That body style of GM car has had meny ignition issues with the PASSLOCK 2 system. The system for some reason thought it was being stolen, and shut down. The security light might not blink or come on at all in some cases. It should but may not. (if there are issues with the BCM (Body Control Module) or ECM (engine Control Module) The Chime you heard may have been a security reset indicator notice. Thlling you that the Security System incountered a problem,and was ready again.
Posted on Sep 25, 2009
see if your engine has a ECT sensor (temp sensor that delivers information to your ECM) they are installed on the intake side of the cylinder head, it usually has 2 cables, have it checked replace if necesary
Posted on Nov 19, 2009
you have to leave it in the on position until the light stops flashing and then turn the car all the way to the off position then start it it works everytime for me make sure your radio and everything if off so it wont drain your battery
Posted on Apr 26, 2010
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