Question about 2001 Chevrolet Impala
My 2001 Chevy Impala wouldn't start and engine wouldn't turn over. Key would turn but nothing happened. No electrical, lights, radio-nothing. Alarm remote would not work and power door locks wouldn't work either. Car was completely dead except for check engine light was on and like a very low "power up" sound with three clicks coming from the passenger side dash/glove box.
If the battery has gone dead, it could cause the security system to go into full lock-up mode. If it has locked up the accessories will work after the battery is charged back up , but the power to the starter will be cut off and it wont turn over. You need to do the 30 minute learn procedure. A GM dealer will print it out for you and you can do it yourself. It's very simple if you follow the procedure exact. hope this helps and good luck.
Posted on Mar 25, 2009
I had same problem off and on for years and replaced many things. Problem finally stopped when I began using only the factory-made key that came with the car. A key I had made on my own still causes the problem.
Posted on May 26, 2009
Dead battery or bad starter selonoid
Posted on Feb 21, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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