How To Reset Pontiac Grand Am Security Light

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8 Comments on "How To Reset Pontiac Grand Am Security Light"


Quenton
3 months 17 days ago

I have an 03 grand am its spinning but wont turn over. I changed the plugs ,crank censor, pump is pumping 60lbs, tried security test an nothing please help

T
5 months 24 days ago

When I was driving my 2000 Pontiac grand am all my lights was flicking then went dead and car shut off. It won’t start.

Mechanic Joe
3 months 23 days ago

Check for a dead battery. If it is, jump start it or charge the battery. When you get it running, check for proper alternator voltage output. If battery is good, you might have a bad ignition switch.

Kay
6 months 13 days ago

I have a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am I got off work the key wouldn’t turn I got it towed back to my house we change the ignition switch now the key turns it sounds like it wants to start but it don’t turn over what can I do

Anonymous
1 year 8 months ago

so i switched my key ignition switch and tried to rest the anti theft system and it would start and as soon at the needle on the mph gauge did its normal thing it got to about 120 on the mph before shutting off and saying the anti theft alarm is active do i need to re-program my key or get a new one?

TJ
2 years 11 months ago

My son replaced his battery in his 99 Pontiac Grand Am, and the security light came on and the car would not start. I called the one of the dealership and they told me I had to spend 65.00 to get the car re-calibrated to get the security light to go off and the car to start. Then I found this how-to. Here is what it said, “They called the 1-800- from the owners manual. It’s a flaw in the system and you can bypass costly repairs and towing by letting the car reread the key. Turn the key to the first stop. NOT ACCESSORIES! The light will start to blink off an on. The computer is reading the key. This process takes 15 to 30 minutes. When the light goes out or stay on it is done reading the key. Turn the key off and then start the engine.”

Anonymous
1 year 10 months ago

I tried that, that’s only a temporary fix 2003 grand am.

terry
3 years 9 months ago

I have the same problem with my grand am. i called the 1-800 number from the owners manual. Here.s what they told me. It’s a flaw in the system and you can bypass costly repairs and towing by letting the car reread the key. Turn the key to the first stop. NOT ACCESSORIES! The light will start to blink off an on. The computer is reading the key. This process takes 15 to 30 minutes. When the light goes out or stay on it is done reading the key. Turn the key off and then start the engine.

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