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2004 pontiac grand am will not start.

The car will not start sometimes. We have been told to reset it by turning the key to the on position and wait 10 min. I think it has to do with the security system. How can i bypass the system or just fix the problem?

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  • jetaime Mar 24, 2009

    We had the same issue and due to the high price of the quote we were given we had just been doing the occasional reset as well, today how ever the ignition would all of a sudden not work. Apparently the issue is a warning that your ignition switch may be going out...my advise, get it fixed asap!

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    If its a "factory" system they may have diagram but getting someone to give it to you is difficult...if everyone had the diagram it would not be a security system anymore!

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    wont engage starter due to security system

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