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Periodically, the truck will not start. I hear some "clicking" of relays under the hood, but not sure if it is the fuel pump, start or other gadgets. On the dash, the yellow "check engine" light is solid and the security lock light is flashing. No start Typically, if I wait about 10 minutes or so, I retry the starter and all works fine. Took to dealer: no joy. There were no codes from the computer and they even tried to reproduce the problem. Any ideas?

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Sounds like your security system is cutting out the starter circuitry, unfortunately if the security module is going bad it may only test bad when it is causing the problem, this is a sure sign of the alarm cut off, perhaps you need to have an alarm specialist check out the vehicle, sometimes you cut out the middleman if you take it directly to an auto alarm security installers facility, check the yellow pages for info in your area. And be sure you bring both remotes if you have them.
Use an alarm company that sells and installs the same alarm that is in your car, if yoyu are having trouble finding any of this information visit the dealership where you bought the vehicle and ask who they use for this repair.
I hope this works, i would try to take care of this soon as the vehicle may shut down one day and leave you stranded in a place God forbid you may not want to be in.
Happy Motoring!!

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