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2001 chevy prism starts but dies right away

Thinking its an electrical problem....maybe with the security

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Usually if the car has a factory anti-theft system it will not crank if there is a problem with that system.
You may need to check fuel pressure and see if the pump is running after you crank the engine.

Posted on Dec 07, 2012

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SOURCE: the security light is on in my 2001 chevy venture message center

Hi there,
Most commonly with these cars the security system will do this if the battery is "drained" while trying to start the car. ie: a low battery that is too weak to turn the engine over. Usualy the power options & accesories will not work if this is happening.
To fix it you will need to ensure the battery is charged, you then disconnect the battery negative cable for about 1 minute with the key out of the ignition. reconnect the battery cable & start the car normally. Everything should be back to normal.
Let me know if there is anything more you need for this concern.
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Posted on Mar 17, 2009

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SOURCE: my 2001 chevy malibu ls v6cranks,starts up but

Is the Security light flashing??? If so, the security system (passlock II) is ******** off the fuel because the car thinks it is being stolen. If the security light is flashing, leave the key in the "on" position for about 10 minutes and it will stop flashing. Then turn the car off and try to start like you normally would.

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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SOURCE: My 1998 Chevy 2500 vortec 4.3 v6 van starts and dies instantly

sounds like your engine immobiliser fuel cut off is activating.try taking battery teminals off,re-connect and re activate your immobiliser fob the usual way,**** it will re-set itself,& or your fob battery may need changing,it,s anti-theft cut off that is your problem.good luck.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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SOURCE: 98 chevy malibu, car wont start after i turn it

It sounds more like a degraded wire in the ignition system. The wire itself separates inside the insulation, when it is hot. As it cools, it will go back together.

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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SOURCE: 1989 Chevy Cavalier z24

i think you have the rong elecricale cords
or batterys or its oil

Posted on Aug 10, 2009

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