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Re: starting up taking to lond
The logon process depends on what all programs are starting up with windows, if you have installed plenty of softwares that start up with OS then it takes some time as all the start up process has to be loaded into memory.
I you have any unwanted softwares that start up during the OS start up, Uninstall them, this will speed up the startup process.
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yea sounds like a bad starter, in the cold it will not make complete contact when soleniod triggered.. this is due to worn contacts inside, when warm it makes a better contact, if you replace the starter this will solve your problem, also have the battery and alternator tested
usually this is a cam position sensor I have found this problem many times by replaceing the camshaft position sensor I believe this will solve your problem if this is helpful please leave good feedback
A lot of GM vehicles will start for a few seconds then turn off, it's due to the VAT System. Vehicle Anti-theft System. The most common procedure to relearn the key to the BMC is to: 1.Put key in turn to the ON position, security light should come on and stay on, wait 10 minutes, light should go out.
2. Turn Key off, wait five seconds.
3. Repeat steps 1 and 2; 3 times, it will take you 30 minutes to do this, but I've have multiple vehicles that this solved the problem. It's most common when changing wiring harnesses, BCM's, and steering columns.
4. After the third cycle of turning the key on and off for the appropriate amount of time, you should be able to crank it over and it will stay running.
Keep in mind, this is if you're fighting a computer problem,not general maintenance. Hope this helps!
Your key has a computer chip in it that tells the computer that the person who owns the car is trying to start it. Sometimes the key will lose its memory and the car computer thinks your a thief with the wrong key. You may have to have a new key made from a code the dealer can aquire from the VIN number I believe.
Can try doing a relearn process, it is pretty simple and will take 30 minutes, if it'll work for you at all since your problem doesn't sound like a computer issue. 30-Minute Learn Procedure 1. Turn on the ignition, with the engine OFF. 2. Attempt to start the engine, then release the key to ON; the vehicle will not start. 3. Observe the SECURITY tell tale light. After approximately 10 minutes, the light will turn OFF. 4. Turn OFF the ignition switch, and wait 5 seconds. 5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 - two more times - for a total of 3 cycles of 10 minutes. 3x10 = 30 minutes. The vehicle is now ready to relearn the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or passwords on the next ignition switch turn from OFF to CRANK.
Important: Turn the Ignition Switch OFF. The vehicle learns the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or password on the next ignition switch transition from OFF to CRANK. You must turn the ignition OFF before attempting to start the vehicle. 6. Start the engine. The vehicle has now learned the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or password. 7. With a scan tool, clear any DTCs if needed. History DTCs will self clear after 100 ignition cycles. Without a scan tool you may have momentary starter interruptions while history clears itself.
Good luck and hope this help's. keep me posted if you need other ways to disable the passive lock system
i had this problem on my 88 t-bird 3.8L. not exactly sure of the cause but to remedy mine... it seems the computer was not telling the fuel pump that the car was running. so the fuel pump would quit pumping. run a wire from your battery to the positive line going to the fuel pump (temporary). if this solves the problem (and you don't mind solving it this way) make the wire run clean and hook it to a switch so you can turn it on when you wanna drive. this is not the way a dealership would fix it but its also not gonna cost you more than you probably have invested in your car. hope this helps
before you start take out sd card. 1 turn tomtom upside down. 2 see reset button? 3 use paper clip to press (press for 15secs) 4 now turn on tomtom (hold power button for approx 5secs. 5 re insert sd card. after a few minutes you should have signal. hope this solves your problem.