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Auto theft device activates on it's own car won't start. sit for 10 minutes with key on then it will start

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Does it only happen when you unlock the doors? Replace the door latch, even if you open it with a FOB. leave the doors unlocked and see if it will start. If you still have to do a reset, Then look for BCM fuses. Check them all. Pull them out and check, corrosion. After that is wire chasing. You will need wiring schematics and pin outs for the plugs. Look for the B+(constant power) wires and pin outs. You would have lost power some where.

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