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Car wont start and the message displayed is: Starting Disabled Remove Key

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This is part of the anti-theft system
you will need a scan tool to reprogram the key and/or computer

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SOURCE: when i turn the key it says starting disabled remove key

your alarm system was triped and needs to be reset try disconecting battery for 30 mins and reattach and try to start it againg

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Read your manual or take it to the dealer. It sounds like it needs reset.....if this is a factory anti theft system, only the installer may be able to help you.

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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STARTING DISABLED REMOVE KEY
Refer to Theft Systems Description and Operation in Theft Deterrent

STARTING DISABLED REMOVE KEY
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My dad owns a 2003 CTS. While driving the car he gets the displayed message "starting disabled remove key" and the car shuts off. He puts the car in NEUTRAL and WITHOUT removing the key, starts the car...


STARTING DISABLED REMOVE KEY
Refer to Theft Systems Description and Operation in Theft Deterrent

STARTING DISABLED REMOVE KEY
The radio illuminates the STARTING DISABLED REMOVE KEY message when the VTD system has disabled the starting system. The radio receives a message from the theft deterrent control module via the serial data circuit requesting illumination.

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• Engine control module (ECM)
• Ignition key (Transponder)
• Ignition lock cylinder
• Security indicator

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