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I replaced my water pump i disconected my neg. terminal finished job complete went to start car turns over but wont fire some one told me to turn ignition to run for 10 min or wait for light to stop blinking i tried this no luck however no chip in key able to arm and dis arm and lockes and trunk opperate every thing workes fine but if i open the door the light on my dash pad flashing rapid when i put the key in the ignition the light on the light onthe top of the dash stops blinking the light is not on the instrument panel is not lit if there is one i dont see it so caled securty light all fuses and relays are good fule presure fine have not checked for spark have after market raidio

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Hi, it does not sound like a passlock issue. I would recheck the area around the pump for anything you might have disconnected. If all good, check for spark.

Please see my tip at http://www.fixya.com/cars/r5821173-doesnt_car_start_gasoline_engines . These are generic instructions. If you get stuck or need specific instructions for your car, please get back to me with model, year and engine info.

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