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The security system periodicaly shuts off my fuel system for 10 minutes

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You might have a worn out key pellet or bad igniyion switch with outs it in a pasive start mode...if left to long in this condition it could one day totally never start.

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Sounds like a fuel sensor either fuel pressure tank pressure or a bad fuel pump either way it seems your fuel pump is shutting down. It could also be related to the security system scan the vehicle for sensor codes or security faults also if the ignition key is worn it could cause the computer to read it as a bump key and activate the anti theft system

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Do it three times in a row.

1. Perform a security system relearn.
2. Let the vehicle sit for more than 10 minutes with the key off.
3. Attempt to start the engine, leave the key in the run position monitoring the security system indicator.
4. After 10 minutes, the security indicator will change state.
5. Turn the key off and wait 10 seconds.
6. Attempt to start the engine. If the engine stalls, wait another 10 minutes with the key on.
7. After the second 10 minute timer has expired, turn the key off for 10 seconds.
8. Attempt to start the engine. If the engine stalls, wait another 10 minutes with the key on.
9. After the 3rd 10 minute timer has expired, shut the key off for 10 seconds.
10. The security system will relearn on the 4th starting attempt and the engine should start and run.

Here is a link about the security problem

http://vatspasslockpasskeysecurityhelp.yolasite.com/

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Im assuming you are refering to the anti theft security key relearn process.

1. Perform a security system relearn.
2. Let the vehicle sit for more than 10 minutes with the key off.
3. Attempt to start the engine, leave the key in the run position monitoring the security system indicator.
4. After 10 minutes, the security indicator will change state.
5. Turn the key off and wait 10 seconds.
6. Attempt to start the engine. If the engine stalls, wait another 10 minutes with the key on.
7. After the second 10 minute timer has expired, turn the key off for 10 seconds.
8. Attempt to start the engine. If the engine stalls, wait another 10 minutes with the key on.
9. After the 3rd 10 minute timer has expired, shut the key off for 10 seconds.
10. The security system will relearn on the 4th starting attempt and the engine should start and run.

If that doesnt work, look into this link http://vatspasslockpasskeysecurityhelp.yolasite.com/

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1. Perform a security system relearn.
2. Let the vehicle sit for more than 10 minutes with the key off.
3. Attempt to start the engine, leave the key in the run position monitoring the security system indicator.
4. After 10 minutes, the security indicator will change state.
5. Turn the key off and wait 10 seconds.
6. Attempt to start the engine. If the engine stalls, wait another 10 minutes with the key on.
7. After the second 10 minute timer has expired, turn the key off for 10 seconds.
8. Attempt to start the engine. If the engine stalls, wait another 10 minutes with the key on.
9. After the 3rd 10 minute timer has expired, shut the key off for 10 seconds.
10. The security system will relearn on the 4th starting attempt and the engine should start and run.
If this doesnt work, you may have a failure in your system. If the security light is on, and the reprogram doesnt work, you might want to look into bypassing that antitheft system.

http://vatspasslockpasskeysecurityhelp.yolasite.com/


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1. Perform a security system relearn.

2. Let the vehicle sit for more than 10 minutes with the key off.

3. Attempt to start the engine, leave the key in the run position monitoring the security system indicator.

4. After 10 minutes, the security indicator will change state.

5. Turn the key off and wait 10 seconds.

6. Attempt to start the engine. If the engine stalls, wait another 10 minutes with the key on.

7. After the second 10 minute timer has expired, turn the key off for 10 seconds.

8. Attempt to start the engine. If the engine stalls, wait another 10 minutes with the key on.

9. After the 3rd 10 minute timer has expired, shut the key off for 10 seconds.

10. The security system will relearn on the 4th starting attempt and the engine should start and run.

If this doesnt work, and you are having STARTING issues, go to this link.

http://vatspasslockpasskeysecurityhelp.yolasite.com/

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Security light comes on periodicaly an stays comes on when driving


Good Evening, this is a common problem for a lot of general motors products and deals with the ignition system not totally recognizing the key. Turn the key to the on position and leave the key in for 11-15 minutes until the light shuts off then try starting it, it make take the first time or it may take a few more attempts however that should recode the system to your key again and make the light go out. Hope this helps.
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check the fuel pressure in the rails. There may be a low pressure that will not allow the spray to be misted enough. It could be a clogged fuel filter also.

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The most common reason for this condition is a faulty ignition switch. It loses contact momentarily while cranking, causing a voltage loss to the security system and starts the 10 minute security timer in the computer. It will not start until the timer runs out. Usually the key has to be left on after a start attempt for the ten minutes. Some cars require 30 minutes. I hope this helps you and please rate this,

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