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IM HAVING A PROBLEM WITH MY THEFT SYSTEM.THE LIGHT KEEPS COMING ON AND ITS PREVENTING MY CAR FROM STARTING.IS THERE ANY WAY I CAN DISABLE THE THEFT SYSTEM?

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Not that i am aware of but a theft system reset works quite well. i actually just had to do this today at work. turn your key to the on position and leave it there for 10 min. no less then 10 min. after that turn key off for 5 sec and turn back to on position. wait for light to go out and start complete reset is done

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When you fine the 2 small wires the DO NOT SAY AIRBAG Disconnect the plug and Add you Resistors to that plug leading away from the column,.

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Question? when it does disable it usually will say " starting disabled due to theft system remove key from ignition and wait 3 minutes'. Are you able to start car after the 3 minutes? or it wont period? My car does this a lot to but I think its cause you have to unlock the car, get in it, shut the doors and then start the car because mine does it when i open the doors.

Also some times if you have a chip in your key will do this as they ware out, and would have to try you back up key (if you have one) and if turns out to be your key, that has bad chip, dealer would have to replace that.

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However, if it were my car I would see what the dealer will charge to fix it first. It may just be a simple reprogramming is needed or a inched wire in the steering column. I would want the car to have an anti theft system working as it should.

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