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Car wont start or turn over! the security light keeps flashing on and off!! battery is good and starter was replaced a year ago

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SOURCE: 87 corvette no start, power is good, all lights work

you can try bypassing it like this turn the key on then take a screwdriver and touch the 2 bolts on the starter try that or try changing the fender mounted starter selonoid

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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You have a Pass lock problem. There are 3 wires from the Ignition switch that reads the ignition key, if you have lot's of other keys on your key chain. That puts extra stress on the ignition lock switch, which in turns wear out the wires in the lock that reads the key.
The dealer will cost over $500.00 to replace the lock and key's to match. I got a good friend at a lock smith to over ride the system by running a diode across the 3 wires, but now i have no pass lock.
Try this, it might help if the wires are ok, it's to reset the pass lock that the dealer will try and still charge you hundred of dollars since they want to change the lock and key's for you.
Good luck and hope this helps: The relearn process is pretty simple and will take 30 minutes, if it'll work for you at all since your problem doesn't sound like a computer issue.

30-Minute Learn Procedure
1. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
2. Attempt to start the engine, then release the key to ON; the vehicle will not start.
3. Observe the SECURITY tell tale light. After approximately 10 minutes, the light will turn OFF.
4. Turn OFF the ignition switch, and wait 5 seconds.
5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 - two more times - for a total of 3 cycles of 10 minutes. 3x10 = 30 minutes.
The vehicle is now ready to relearn the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or passwords on the next ignition switch turn from OFF to Crank.

Important:
Turn the Ignition Switch OFF.
The vehicle learns the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or password on the next ignition switch transition from OFF to CRANK. You must turn the ignition OFF before attempting to start the vehicle.
6. Start the engine. The vehicle has now learned the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or password.
7. With a scan tool, clear any DTCs if needed. History DTCs will self clear after 100 ignition cycles.
Without a scan tool you may have momentary starter interruptions while history clears itself.







Posted on May 25, 2009

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Yea the car is in lock down mode. Something triggered the security system, and as a result, the computer engaged the ignition kill. Disconnecting the battery alone wont solve the problem. What I would suggest is call a local Chevy dealer and ask to talk to a technician, they know the procedure and can walk you throuogh it right over the phone.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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SOURCE: security system wont allow car to start for no apparent reason

you need to get a new key made and coded

Posted on Aug 14, 2009

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Several GM products, including the Chevrolet Impala and Malibu, the Oldsmobile Alero, the Pontiac Grand Prix, and Saturn Ion, have issues with the Security light coming on. This is many times an indication of a failing Body Control Module (BCM). Initially, the Security light will come on then go off, progressing to a constant on light, before the car will refuse to start. Other symptoms may include erratic action of electronics, a clicking sound coming from the glove box, and the air conditioning failing to blow cold air. I recommend a shop that specializes in the electronic systems of vehicles to diagnosis and make the necessary repairs. They should keep the car until they replicate the symptoms described. A new BCM from GM should cost about $230; plan on another $200 for them to diagnose the problem, replace the unit, and program the new unit. The dealers quote between $700 and $1,100 for the same repair. My experience and the experiences I have read on the internet, indicate the new BCM should last only about a year.

Posted on Aug 14, 2009

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