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My dashboard lights stay on after the key is taken from the switch and my 2004 grand prix won't start it will turn over tho please help

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    paulmacintyre Apr 11, 2015

    If it is the warning lights ( battery check engine brake etc ) staying on I would suspect a short in the ignition switch assembly. This may be your cause of your no start. You can try jigging the key in the ignition cylinder to see if it will start or make the lights go out

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Any engine codes? Sounds like maybe a key code issue. Use or try your spare key

Posted on Apr 16, 2015

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assuming you know where your blower motor is you can check the motor for power with the switch on and see if you have battery voltage at the connector. if you do then it is a bad blower motor. Most of the time when a resistor goes out it will work on high only but no other settings. with it not working at all seems to be motor. Hope this is helpful.

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SOURCE: Remote start not working 2006 grand prix

To get the remote start going again, I remembered a time when my Explorer phob would not open the doors automatically, I was told to insert the key and toggle it from off to "run" (not starting it, but having the radio and lights come on) position about 4 - 5 times to reset it. I tried that with the car, and it worked!!

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SOURCE: abs and traction control light faults after a brake job. 2005 Pontiac grand prix

You have a bad sensor at one of the tires that need replacing that operates ABS and traction control. If you take it in to a shop it will run $130 but they can find which sensor is causing the problem. But if you do it you might have to replace all 4 sensors to make sure you got the right one. Every hard to diagnoses. Its better for the shop cause they can get electrical read outs for each sensor.

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SOURCE: will not start dash reeds key error

V50 2005 and similar year have this problem.

The ignition key has two parts:
- remote control (with battery)
- RFID identification (without battery)

Car has two separate locks.
The upper lock is where you put the key inside and turn to ignite.
The lower lock is right at the steering wheel which electronically locks the wheel.

The "upper lock" sometimes refuses to recognize the key. It might be a bad contact or bad mechanical placement. Typical problem for this car.
Try hitting the dashboard and the lock with your fist few times (not too much!). If there was only a bad contact, the car may start a few times.

If you have dropped the ignition key from 1m of height (or higher) to the concrete, the RFID module inside may not have survived. Try with spare key.

If nothing helps, take the car to the volvo shop to change the upper lock. That was my case...
The lock looks like this:
http://www.shrani.si/f/b/Px/2shRAbPh/kljucavnica2005.jpg


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SOURCE: I have a 2004 grand prix gt and sometimes on start it stalls

Take your car to a dealer and tell them to "clean the throttle body" Known problem for this year. It will solve your issue.

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