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After jumpstarting and changing batteries the car wont start

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  • Frank Ballew
    Frank Ballew May 09, 2010

    Yes the engine will crank over but will not start, yes there is a flashing sexcurity light

  • Sean Reisdorf
    Sean Reisdorf May 11, 2010

    do you see a flashing light on your dash anywhere? will the engine crank?


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What occurred is that the theft module has reset
typically this only occurs with after market systems but I've seen it a few times with the factory system too

assuming you have the factory alarm key fobs
try locking and then unlocking all doors

open and close the passenger door
open the drivers door
close passenger door
close drivers door
try to start the vehicle

if vehicle still will not start then you will need a professional scan tool to reprogram the keys and computer

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