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1997 pontiac grand am starts then stalls replaced the fuel pump no anti theft light

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With that pump you did the fuel filter also right.. I know you did,

or should have.. BUT what about that gas you pulled out of the tank? was it good gas, Did you put the old gas back in? Maybe watered down gas??

Just a few ideas.. Sorry.. BCB..

Posted on Oct 21, 2013

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SOURCE: 2003 pontiac grand am

This happened to me as well - always at the most inopportune time. When you get this, turn the ignition off, then turn to on (do not start). Let it sit there for about 10 minutes. Once the security light quits blinking you are good to go.

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Anti-theft

if the vehicle starts then stops and the anti-theft light is flahing you may need to re-set the pass-key system to do this you will need to atempt to start the vehicle and when it stalls leave the key in that position and watch the anti-theft light. it should flash on and off for about 5 to 10 minutes. when it stops flahing turn the ignition to off then try to restart your vehicle

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SOURCE: I have a 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP. Recently put

If you replaced the fuel pump then there is a possibility that during the job then some debris from the tank and/or filter got loose somewhere into the fuel system and is in your lines. It could even be a very tiny speck of gasket material, old or new.

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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SOURCE: 1996 Pontiac Grand AM V6 Anti-Theft Activated

this is easy fix i had same thing happen when you start your car and it dies don't touch your key for no less than 11 min then turn it to off for no less than 30 sec the book says you might have to repeat this 4 times it worked the first time for me

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SOURCE: anti theft lock on pontiac grand am need code!!

on most hondas you have to pull the radio and get the code of the back then call the dealer, however I am pretty sure on that car you just write down the vin number and call the dealer I emphasize on call so they dont charge you

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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