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Security system will not disengage 1999 gmc tahoe

Truck turns over but will not start. security light flashes

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If the light is flashing it may be an issue with the passlock sensor.Here is a process you can try to reset the passlock. If this process does not work you may need to replace the ignition tumbler and passlock.
PASSKEY LOCKOUT RESET ALL GM CARS 1999 AND UP
1) Put the key in the ignition and turn to the "ON" position. Leave it that way for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes turn the key and take it out. Repeat this process (2) more times (3 times, 30 minutes total) This should reset the PASSKEY system to recognize your key
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I would get a new key made from the dealer and have them reprogram it.Make sure you bring the vin number with you.

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1999 2dr chevy tahoe security light flashes truck won't start


The security light 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) The TDM is what tells your computer that the correct key is being used and that it is "OK" to allow the vehicle to start and run. These 3 parts must be in CONSTANT communication. If the key is in the ignition, then these parts are sending important signals to each other. The security light illuminates when that signal gets broken, even just for a second. When the signal breaks, (normally due to a failing/broken part) the car goes into antitheft mode. The car misinterperates this and thinks its being stolen or hotwired because it is NOT getting that signal from YOUR specific key. There is where the security light turns on and shuts down your vehicle. So basically, if that light is on, your system has some sort of failing part. This can start as an intermittent "no start", to your vehicle not running for days at a time, to the vehicle NEVER starting again. The problem is electrical and computer based, so don't count on an easy reset button, or the problem fixing itself. The hard part is isolating which part is the problem. You can spend a thousand dollars through a mechanic very easily. I have had great luck with bypassing the entire system. This way the problem will never return. It actually CAN'T ever return because it is eliminated. This can also be done yourself at a much cheaper cost. Read through this link very carefully. You'll find alot of information and pictures, along with ways to help you fix this.



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Jun 23, 2012 | 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Security system disengages the vehicle


This is the vehicle going into antitheft mode. This normally happens due to a breakdown in communication within the system itself. The hard part is finding the broken or failing part. Go to this link for info and possible solutions that you can do yourself.

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Jun 05, 2012 | 1999 GMC Yukon

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Chevy Tahoe fuel system


Two things:

First, are you aware that your vehicle will only have power to the fuel pump for about 2 or 3 SECONDS before engine start-up? Then the engine must be running for it to have any power beyond that?

Second, is the "Security" light flashing on your dash? If so, you have a security system problem. There won't be any power to the fuel pump.

Jun 02, 2012 | 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe

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My chevy tahoe will not start and the security system light is on on the dashboard


If the light is flashing it may be an issue with the passlock sensor.Here is a process you can try to reset the passlock. If this process does not work you may need to replace the ignition tumbler and passlock.
PASSKEY LOCKOUT RESET ALL GM CARS 1999 AND UP
1) Put the key in the ignition and turn to the "ON" position. Leave it that way for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes turn the key and take it out. Repeat this process (2) more times (3 times, 30 minutes total) This should reset the PASSKEY system to recognize your key
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Mar 08, 2011 | 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Just bought this 1999 tahoe from my brother in law and out of curosity i went through the fuse box and realized a 10amp fuse was missing from the fuse box which read security so the person that i am i put...


You need to reset the Passlock security system to your Tahoe.

1. Attempt to start the car, let it stall, but DO NOT turn the key off! Leave it in RUN.
2. Wait 10 minutes or until the Theft System light glows steady instead of blinking.
3. Do not turn the key off, but start it immediately.
4. This should reset your Passlock system.

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If that does not work then your may have to do the 30 min relearn. You do basically the 10 min thing with the security light trick instructions above. Here goes this only works if your secuity light is on.

Put key in ignition don't start the car but you want to turn the key all the way on and release it back to the on position wait 10 mins or till the security light stops flashing repeat this the exact same way two more times( dont take key out) ending in about 30 mins total time. this should reset the code to the computer and you should have no more problems with it.

Nov 24, 2010 | Chevrolet Tahoe Cars & Trucks

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Security hazard lights are turning themselves on randomly & flashing till turned off ,where would i start looking for this problem?


Have the alarm/immobiliser checked out, it is in active mode and need to disengage when started, check your manual it will give you the starting reset procedure to to solve the problem, if not you will have to take it to the dealer they will help to reset the system.

Sep 26, 2010 | 1999 Hyundai Sonata

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My 1999 tahoe has a security problem. The light comes on and goes off it will start.If the light flashes it fails to start. can you help


The pass lock is beginning to fail.You can try reporogramming it following this procedure. If it still continues to happen the pass lock/ignition tumbler may need replaced.
PASSKEY LOCKOUT RESET ALL GM CARS 1999 AND UP
1) Put the key in the ignition and turn to the "ON" position. Leave it that way for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes turn the key and take it out. Repeat this process (2) more times (3 times, 30 minutes total) This should reset the PASSKEY system to recognize your key
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Sep 23, 2010 | 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe

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My 1999 GMC Suburban starts then dies BUT the security light is on! I have a feeling it has something to do with trhe factory alarm/keyless entry??


turn the key on and wait for the security light to go off about 10 to 15 minutes then turn key off and back on an try starting it. this usualy clears the pass key II system

Oct 15, 2009 | 1999 GMC Suburban

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Batt went dead /recharged now security light stays on when ing is


You need to reprogram the security system. Hook up a battery charger. Turn the key on, the security light should flash. Leave the key on until the light stops flahing.(11 minutes) Turn the key off for 20 sec. Turn the key on, do the same thing a second time, turn the key off. Turn the key on. Do this a third time. After the third 11 minutes and the light is off, Start the truck.

Apr 08, 2009 | 1999 GMC Yukon

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