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The security light popped on and its the first time it happened and I just got a bunch of other things fixed on it and not sure what the security light means. Just started it and it did not come on.

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Resistor or contacts on your key may be wearing out, or possibly the contacts inside the locks. Try using another factory key, if you have one. Google passlock II for more details.

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I have a 2001 impala and these cars have pretty much the same system, and when my car did that, I needed a new body module. If you just had some things fixed and it doesn't seem like they are fixed or you are still experiencing the security light, I would take it to your dealer and have them test your computer to see if that is the problem.

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