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91 Firebird once every 50 starts or so, it won't start

Internal electronics act normal, lights will come on, radio, etc., but no power at all to solenoid or starter. I have replaced the starter, and the main power cable, and had the ground checked. Walk away for 10 minutes, come back, and it will fire right up.

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Mine does this too. See solution 1. You can tell this is the problem if the stupid Security light is on. Wait till it turns off and it should start.

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The vehicle is equipped with a Passkey system. It is malfunctioning. The key has a pellet in it. The VATS (Vehicle Anti-Theft System) measures the resistance of the pellet in the key. If it is wet/dirty, it might have incorrect resistance, causing the vehicle to not start.

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Ign relay or ign switch!!

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