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97chevy caviluer. How do i by pass the anti theft vatts forever?

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  • Night Darkfold Sep 25, 2019

    Hi Cherie Barton, I want to help you with your question, but I need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box?
    Is your key narrow at the key ring end and have a pellet of plastic in the metal body of the key, or is your key about the size of a quarter and plastic where it goes on the key ring?



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Colin Stickland

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SOURCE: will not start ,maybe due to anti theft system

sorry dealer only ,unless you can get the right software

Posted on Jul 15, 2010



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SOURCE: 2005 F-150 Need To Reset

Hi and welcome to FixYa!

As a first course of action please disconnect the positive battery connector and let it sit for atleast 5mins. then reconnect it again. This should reset the system.

After reconnection of the positive battery connector please insert the key and turn it on ON position but don't crank it then turn OFF. Perform this ten times and on the 10th time crank the engine.

Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa! Have a good one!

Posted on Dec 20, 2010


shannon martin

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SOURCE: it cranks but

if you have vats or pass key2 this is what you need.


Posted on Apr 05, 2011


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SOURCE: 2000 jeep grand cherokee by pass anti theft chip

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