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Put new ignition in 2003 sunfire. engine wont stay running and theft lock symbol on in dash

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    Have very same problem. No solution yet. Dealer absolutely no help.

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HI.

Follow this step to keep running your sunfire.
1 - Be sure the battery is full charged.
2 - Is better if you put a battery charged
3 - Turn the key to run position and tray to start the car and leave with the key in run position,
With a watch let pass 10 minutes no less. you gonna see the security light flashing and stop flashing after 10 munites.
4 - After 10 munites turn the key to off position during 30 seconds, with watch on your hand, OK.
6-- After the 30 seconds try to star the car

I hope this solve your problem.
Please letme know.

Thank you for use fixya.

Posted on Jul 11, 2008

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http://www.automotix.net/usedautoparts/2000-pontiac-sunfire-chassis_computer-inventory.html?fit_notes=e1360a49a192739e006f059ad1d62904&seq_num=8

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