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Where is the emergancy fuel cutoff switch

My alero won't start it turns over but doesn't start security is blinking and we know that the engine isn't getting any fuel we think that the emergancy fuel cutoff switch was triggered because back in december i was in an accident problem is we don't know where the switch is all we have been able to find out is that is on the passenger side of the vehicle so where is the emergancy fuel cutoff switch

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  • brenbaus1987 May 11, 2010

    there isnt one in the alero/grand am/malibus, check the relay under the hood to see if it is loose

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SOURCE: 2002 oldsmobile alero Security lock no fuel gets to engine

Hi, I just read somewhere on the WWW that the crank sensor and or fuse can be a issue. I too have a 2002 Alero.. Worst car I have ever owned!

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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yes, the security system will cut fuel to the cylinders or stop the car from cranking. what you can do is called a 30 minute re-learn. have everything turned off and a charger hooked up to the battery if possible, put the key in and attempt to start, release key to the run position and let it sit for about 10 minutes or untill the security light goes out. turn key off for 5 seconds and repeat the process 2 more times. after the process is done 2 more times the car should have re-learned the key and it should start. if it still doesn't start the problem might be somewhere else in the security system but try the 30 minute re-learn first. i can assist you with this problem further if needed as i have excellent resources.

hope it starts for ya!

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 Alero Security light flashing and wont start

With the new lock cylinder in it, turn the key on. The security light should blink. Leave the key on for 10 minutes, the security light will quit blinking and go out after 10 min. This will reprogram your security system and the car should start. Also leave a battery charger on it while the key is on, If the battery goes dead during the 10 minute reprogram sequence, you will have to start over again.

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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Check for fuel supply and spark availability to cylinders. Must have both that is a good starting point to determine fault.

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 alero won't start

relay switch for your starter(ignition)

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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