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I have a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT. Security light stays on. Hve to turn ut to ACC, wait 10 min and hope and pray it will turn over and start. This is becoming a nuisance! Is there any way possible to disengage the SECURITY/ Passlock on this vehicle?

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I found this web site and it works great to disarm the securuty system and only cost you about .75 cents and some time and paitients. The dealership will charge you hundreds of doliars and the problem will come back. We did this to our daughters car and she hasn't had any futher problems with the car not starting because to the security system. Hope this helps !
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