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My car keep reading starting disabled due to anti theft system how do i fix it

I've checked most of the wires and i can't figure out what the problem is?

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The system must be diagnosed with a special scan tool to find out what part is defective or wiring.

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SOURCE: 1994 cadillace anti theft system

I just had this same problem with a '96 . do you have a vats key in your '94? you need to bypass the VATS system. read some of the blogs on this site and it will tell you how to do it. I fixed mine with a $2 resistor from radio shack.

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SOURCE: starter disabled due to theft system

the wire that goes to the ignition to the anti theft device is probably broken if you call a good locksmith they can go in through the steering column and fix it same thing happened to my 95 eldorado apparently cadillac designed the anti theft system to coincide with the ignition and is connected to the ignition with two wires that turn as the key is turned the wires twist and eventually they wear out

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SOURCE: 2000 Volkswagen Beetle starting problems due to anti theft system

you need to check the drivers door lock unit. this is a more common problem where the switch fails and the anti-theft system doesn't get disarmed by the door unlocking

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SOURCE: '97 Cadllac Deville Concours reading "Anti Theft System Problem"

make sure your key is clean try again, if not the system will tell you to wait 3 mins while key is in ignition this will reset the system and dash will tell you to start vehicle, you should be fine after that, common cause dirty key!!!!!!!!

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SOURCE: anti theft device for 1997 ford expedition

try using a spare key first

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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