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Antitheft system activated

I have a 1997 eldorado if it is parked for more than ten hour`s, it will not start & stay running for more than five second. the clusterpanel will say antitheft system is activated.

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I fixed this problem on mine for .99cents.
1. measure resistance (ohm)across pellit on key
2. go to radio shack and by resistor that matches resistance on key (mine was 11.87 so i bought a 12)
3. orange wire under steering column with two white wires in it. cut it
4. solder resistor in place connecting two white wires on the wire side coming from the car(not steering wheel).
5. any questions email me myfagan@yahoo.com

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