Question about 1998 Oldsmobile LSS
(1) Why does the security light come on. Comes on when driving vehicle.
(2) Why, If you shut vehicle off when security light is on, car won't start. It appears to reset it self after a short period of time and then the car starts fine.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
alot of cars show a crankposition sensor on a test if it was bad car would not run unless you have a problem with car stalling or running bad when it gets hot not a ignition module if car still runs good not a major problem one problem would be a bad 02 sensor does not mess with car alot gas milage loss mabe slight hesitaion look at sensors that dont mess with engine if not 02
Posted on Oct 08, 2008
does it start at all, or does it run for about 1 second and shut off? if the latter, then it's the passlock system, and he could have a defective key or security module. the keys have a predetermined resistance value which activates the passlock system to prevent hotwiring. If it is the passlock system, then sometimes you have to wait 15-20 mins for it to reset before starting the engine.
Posted on Jun 20, 2009
If the lights on the dash all come on but the engine wont turn over it could be a problem with the VAT security system. Your key has a little chip on it between the teeth and the handle. This is a common problem with GMs', often just replacing the key is necessary but sometimes the VAT module needs to be replaced.
Posted on Aug 10, 2009
Probably need to take the grille out to get to the latch.
Posted on Oct 18, 2009
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