Question about 1997 Chevrolet Camaro
Your Vehicle Has Pass Key 2 Anti Theft System--There Is A Theft Deterrent Relay That Activates Starter (under right side of dash) Most Times Problem Is Found Either In Key--No Or Bad Chip In Key--Or 1 or Both Grey Wires Going To Key Switch Broken Inside Insulation. Check That Someone Has Not Had New Key Made--Non OEM Keys Won't Work--If Not Sure, Take Key To GM Dealer And They Have Key Code Checker. The Only Place To Get New Key Is From Dealer--They Check Code On Old Key And Order One With Same Code-Then Cut To Fit Your Vehicle--When Key Is Inserted Into Switch Signal from Chip Is Sent To Body Control Module Through Small Grey Wires Allowing Relay Activation.
NOTE: If Key Does Not Read And You Don't Have Original One New OEM Key Has To Be Ordered Along with Replacement Body Control Module--They Can Only Be Key Code Programmed ONCE. If Key Checks Out OK --Check 2 Little Grey Wires Going To Key Switch For Breaks--Usually Breaks Inside Insulation--Making It Hard To See--The 2 Wires Flex Every Time Key Switch Is Rotated ---Now Relay Check--4 Wires--1 Yellow--1 Brown 1
Black/Yellow-1 Purple--- Yellow From Key Switch Hot In Start Mode-Brown-Hot In Start Mode (comes Through range switch in console or clutch switch---Black/Yellow To BCM (Relay Ground) Purple To Starter Solinoid When Relay Activated. Now That We Have Covered The Hard Things Let's Start With Basics--Momentarily Bridge Battery Wire To Purple Wire At Starter Solinoid --Starter Should Turn--IF IT DOES NOT--Bad Starter--Bad Starter Solinoid--Or Bad Battery Connections--Or Bad Battery (internal burnt strap)
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Posted on Apr 17, 2015
There is no relay on this car the relay is the solenoid on the srarter
Posted on Apr 17, 2015
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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