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Getting security light car wont start How do i check what the problem is ?

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    Fernand Luc Bergeron Jan 03, 2011

    your alarm is going off, check battery voltage first since that triggers the alarm

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These cars are notorious for the security locking up on them you can usually unlock them yourself by turning your ignition key on all the way until all the lights come on an let it sit for 10 minutes and then try to start it it should start but it shows that there is a problem with the key switch, or your igniton key chip could be going bad. hope this helped

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