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How do you bypass anti thief so my car will run.

@@how do you bypass anti thief so my car will run. (1996 grand am).

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    Anti thief system came on today wile driving what should I do

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There is no easy way. the problem is most likely the key tumbler failed and a code will indicate this. if it was easy to bypass the security it wouldnt be security.

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Reset anti theft system on 1996 grand am

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Okay two weeks ago I was inquiring about a 1996 pontiac grand-am, this car is in overall excellent condition from the ground up. It still is faulty in the anti-theft module or circuit though, when i

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The anti theft wont shut off and is preventing my 97 grand am gt 2 door automatic from starting up. I cant seem to figure out how to by pass the anti theft system as i dont have an owners manual for my...

The anti theft is designed to be permanent. Or else any thief could disable it and steal your car. Here is a link with info and the best ways to bypass it.

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I have a 96 pontiac grand am. And the anti theft system is on. My key doesmt have a chip. How can I reset the system. Is there a reset button? Where?need help. Just got a good job. Need to get it running...

Just because the car doesn't have a chip, doesn't mean much. The new systems work with a transponder in the key. Works on radio wave. There is no reset button, or else any thief could just push it. Go to this link. I'm sure you will find an answer.

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My 2003 pontiac grand am 2.2 ecotech keeps cuttin off its been sitting for a week what can it be

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1996 Pontiac Grand AM V6 Anti-Theft Activated

this is easy fix i had same thing happen when you start your car and it dies don't touch your key for no less than 11 min then turn it to off for no less than 30 sec the book says you might have to repeat this 4 times it worked the first time for me

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