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My 2006 pontiac will not start after first ignition it takes 10 attempts at leas to start the car, there is no power on acceleration, engine backfires, etc. I had wires, plugs, and crank sensor replaced. I had a free scan it came up with the codes p0300 and p0100, took it somewhere else and more codes came on. help, james

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Have your fuel preasure tested, may have a bad fuelpump i would start there.

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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30 MINUTE RELEARN PROCEDURE
  1. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
  2. Attempt to start the engine, then release the key to ON, vehicle will not start.
  3. Observe the SECURITY telltale. After approximately 10 minutes, the telltale will turn OFF.
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  5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 two more times for a total of 3 cycles/30 minutes. The vehicle is now ready to relearn the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or passwords on the next ignition switch transition from OFF to CRANK.
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Hi Paul,here's how to reset your system.
  1. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
  2. Attempt to start the engine, then release the key to ON. The vehicle will not start.
  3. Observe the SECURITY telltale, after approximately 10 minutes the telltale will turn OFF.
  4. Turn OFF the ignition, and wait 5 seconds.
  5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 two more times for a total of 3 cycles/30 minutes. The vehicle is now ready to relearn the passwords on the next ignition switch transition from OFF to CRANK.
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If you have a 1997 pontiac firebird and it wont start because the security light keeps coming on what is the problem?


could be a security relean.
•Insure that the battery is fully charged.
•Turn the ignition switch from the OFF position to the CRANK position attempting to start the vehicle. The vehicle will start and then stall.
•Leave the ignition switch in the ON position while observing the security indicator.
•When the security indicator turns off, which can take up to 10 minutes, turn the ignition switch off. Wait 10 seconds.
The BCM and the PCM will learn the new code on the next start attempt.

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1. The engine does not have any fuel system screw bleeder!
2. The only one way for start the engine is to fill up the tank, then turn the ignition key in "ON" position for 4 - 5 times, wait for 10 seconds between two attempts, without cranking engine.
3. After that push the clutch pedal, (if exists), to the floor, and the accelerator pedal to the floor too. Now turn the ignition key in "ON" position, wait for 5 seconds, and crank the engine for maximum 40 ... 50 seconds. Wait for 60 seconds between two starting attempts, in order to save the battery & starter motor.
4. Repeat the step no.#3 until start the engine.

IMPORTANT NOTE: DO NOT TOW THE CAR IN ORDER TO ATTEMPT TO START THE ENGINE!!!

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Got a stuck key out of the ignition, but it activated theft deterrent system, unhooked the battery cables for a while and rehooked back up. system did not reset. is there a way to reset it without taking...


If the ignition lock has not been damaged, ( that's where the GM Passlock system reads the ignition key) here is how you reset the Passlock to youe keys.

Ignition keys relearn takes about 30 min to do. 30-Minute Learn Procedure 1. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF. 2. Attempt to start the engine, then release the key to ON; the vehicle will not start. 3. Observe the SECURITY tell tale light. After approximately 10 minutes, the light will turn OFF. 4. Turn OFF the ignition switch, and wait 5 seconds. 5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 - two more times - for a total of 3 cycles of 10 minutes. 3x10 = 30 minutes. The vehicle is now ready to relearn the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or passwords on the next ignition switch turn from OFF to CRANK Important: Turn the Ignition Switch OFF. The vehicle learns the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or password on the next ignition switch transition from OFF to CRANK. You must turn the ignition OFF before attempting to start the vehicle. 6. Start the engine. The vehicle has now learned the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or password. 7. With a scan tool, clear any DTCs if needed. History DTCs will self clear after 100 ignition cycles. Without a scan tool you may have momentary starter interruptions while history clears itself.

Good luck and keep me posted, be glad to know you got your car running again.

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Turn the ignition to ON, with the engine off. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal slowly three times within five seconds. Turn the key to OFF If the CHANGE ENGINE OIL’ message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.

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urn the ignition to ON, with the engine off. Press the MODE button until the DIC reads ‘OIL LIFE LEFT/HOLD SET TO RESET Press and hold the SET button until 100% is displayed. You will hear three chimes and the “CHANGE ENGINE OIL” message will go off. Turn the key to OFF. If the “CHANGE ENGINE OIL” message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.

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hi , not necessarily , did you replace the key and tumbler , or the ignition switch (electrical part) ? there is a password relearn procedure , attempt to start the vehicle , leave ignition on until THEFT SYSTEM indicator turns off , (approximetly 10 minutes) , turn ignition switch off , attempt to start vehicle , if vehicle starts , password has been learned ... if password does not relearn , i can post some diagnostic procedures .

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