Question about 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier
Recently had ignition switch replaced by a licensed mechanic and he reset the passlock info. Car started fine for about a week. Drove it about 400 miles from home, turned off. Now when I turn key it starts and dies almost immediately. The theft lite illuminates so I tried everything from disconnecting battery leads and pulling fuses to no avail. Need Passlock schematics, help and a lot of luck.
Turn key to on position for ten mins then your theft system light should turn off then turn key to off postion and then try to start car. Should work if not go to www.j-body.org and go to forums and go to maitnance
Posted on Nov 01, 2009
I had a Ford F150 New at dealers, It did the same thing, come to find out the dealer had given me the wrong key, and the chip did not match the ignition system. Maybe your chip has malfunctioned.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Instrument Cluster and Powertrain control module (PCM)
If the theft light is on there is a problem and a code set. You can try to do reset . Turn the key on , don't try an start the car . Let key on for 10 min. till the light goes out, if it goes out turn ignition off an wait a couple of min. then start the car
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