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Whre is the valet button located on a 2005 pontiac sunfire

Trying to locate the valet override button to override the theft system that has shut down my vehicle

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Your car is equipped with a system called PASSKEY standard on all GM cars and light trucks, try the following procedure to reset the system, the battery being dead will trigger the system.

PASSKEY LOCKOUT RESET GM CARS 1999 UP
1) Put the key in the ignition and turn to the "ON" position. Leave it that way for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes turn the key and take it out. Repeat this process (2) more times (3 times, 30 minutes total) This should reset the passlock system to recognize your key.

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SOURCE: need location of crank angle sensor on 1997 pontiac sunfire 2.2 liter

Hello oldiro: My name is Roger and I can help. From under the vehicle look up between the transmission and the side of the block. Mid motor above the pan rail there is a bolted in sensor. This should be the crank sensor.It will have two wires plugged in to it. Please rate this answer as this lets us know you received the information you asked for. Should you need further help please just ask. Thank You for using FixYa. Roger

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Hello mitchoreb: My name is Roger and I will be glad to help with your answer. You will need to raise the vevicle in order to see the sensor. Make sure to use safety stands when ubder the vehicle when raised up.Look in the area behind the oil filter.Just in front of the knock sensor.This will be just above the oil pan rail.The knock sensor is a round sensor with a round plug.The crank sensor should hove a oblong plug. You should have a picture along with this reply. Should you need any further help please just ask. Please rate the answer you received as this way we know you recived helpful information. Thank You for using FixYa.Roger8d42463.jpg

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SOURCE: How to remove or bypass the factory installed anti theft vehicle immobilizer.

in the 1996 sunfire GM uses an anti theft lock system. It can be triggered by all sorts of things. In order to relinquish this you must have a key to turn the ignition. These are not coded just plain cut keys. Once you attain this you put the key in and turn the ignition to the ACC position and wait ten minutes (theft lock light will turn off), turn off and take key out. You MUST do this 3 times and then the theft lock will be disarmed.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: anti theft code P1629

try leaving the key on for 5 to 10 minutes
for the BCM (body control module) to relearn

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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Car starter in valet mode


  1. 1 Insert the key into the ignition.
  2. 2 Turn the ignition switch to "ON." Do not start the engine.
  3. 3 Press and hold the valet/override button within five seconds of turning the ignition on. The valet button is located beneath the steering column.
  4. 4 Release the valet/override button after the security indicator light turns off.
  5. 5 Turn the ignition switch off.

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My 1996 pontiac sunfire theft system is activated, the car starts but then shuts down, the car was 5 months without starting, the problem is that in my country (Costa Rica) distrivuidor not excist! I can...


Unfortunately the theft system is tied directly to the fuel injectors.There is no way to " turn it off " There are some tricks you can do to try and reset it, and there are some ways to BYPASS it. This link will explain the problem and offers some solutions to fix this yourself

http://vatspasslockpasskeysecurityhelp.yolasite.com/

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My anti theft went off after eating a meal at mcdonald. cannot stop it cant start car. took battery off for 3 days same thing happening went to start it it doesnt do anything no click no turn over theft...


Normally, putting the key in the drivers side door lock,
turning to the left, then to the right all the way
will unlock and disarm/reset the "OEM factory"
alarm system.

However, if your system is after market:

The Parking Lights Would Flash, A siren Is Going Off,
An LED Is Flashing As Well, and You May Have A Shock/Impact
sensor set Too High Too. Try The Following Procedure
To Disarm/Disable It.

To start with, you can identify which after market
system you have by using the FCC. ID.# found
on the back of each remote. Try a site
like WWW.REMOTES4SALE.COM
to track down the one you have in your hand.

Now let's put the system into overide mode.

As far as the valet/overide button, it's a hidden
device-switch, a little spring loaded micro button,
red or black possibly and is probably down under
the dash area, near your knee/leg. In some
remote start/alarm combos, the antenna on the window
glass will also have an override/valet button.
Older sytems will have a flip type toggle switch.

When you locate the button or switch,
turn on the ignition key, press and hold
in the button until the alarm chirps 1 time
(for toggle types, key on, flip switch in the
opposite direction, then key off)

This should over ride the system, and only the
keyless entry part, if installed, would still be
operating.

You would get a single chirp to confirm from the siren.
The LED (light emiting diode) light in the dash
should also go on solid. This is valet/overide/reset.
This should correct any issues like starter disable,
or anti-hijack. Your keyless entry, if installed,
will still be operable. The have it inspected for the
falsing issues you are experience at a local shop.

You would repeat the same steps to toggle
back into user mode.

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The 2000 Dodge Intrepid is equipped with an alarm system that is triggered when unauthorized entry is attempted. In some situations, such as having the Intrepid valet parked or when it is being serviced by a mechanic, the alarm system needs to be disarmed so it doesn't go off. Disarming the alarm will prevent it from being activated until it is armed again.
Difficulty: Moderate Instructions

  1. 1 Insert the key into the ignition.
  2. 2 Turn the ignition switch to "ON." Do not start the engine.
  3. 3 Press and hold the valet/override button within five seconds of turning the ignition on. The valet button is located beneath the steering column.
  4. 4 Release the valet/override button after the security indicator light turns off.
  5. 5 Turn the ignition switch off.


have to do it in this order

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Ok. my car 97 pontiac sunfire needed a new alternator output cable. guy put a new one on but apparently messed with something else and now its not starting. said the theft light came on and that it isnt...


Tell the guy to call the dealer and ask them how to override the anti theft system or reset it. when you disconnect the battery and lose power it kicks on the anti theft device and it won't get fire.

Nov 26, 2009 | 1997 Pontiac Sunfire

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Anti theft code P1629


try leaving the key on for 5 to 10 minutes
for the BCM (body control module) to relearn

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2005 Pontiac Sunfire is missing and lack the power (it wants to gain power but powers down (jumps)


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Theft sensor


Hi,,,
Theft sensor is Part of the Ignition Lock cylinder. On your Sunfire.

If you have problem with the theft system on your car.
First check the proper funtionallity of the Ignition lock cylinder.

if you Can explain me a little bit of your problem I can help you.

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