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Anti theft 1997 malibu

After changing ignition switch is there a relearn procedure to match new switch to computer. what are the peramitors for resistance at switch for anti theft.

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  • johntoring Jul 03, 2008

    thanks for the help thats a good start. I would have checked resistance at switch but i could'nt get the plug loose is there a trick?

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Most are 4 ohm can be checked by putting a resistor in the wire and if the car starts thats the right resistance if 4 ohm dont try a variety os sizes until it does

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