Tag Archives: Theft

Is the theft light on your car or truck? Learn what it means and what you can do to fix the problem yourself. Expert mechanics show you how.

2004 Chevrolet Impala Passlock Issues

I have a 2004 Chevrolet Impala equipped with ”Passlock” factory Theft Deterrent System. Anyway​ for the past couple weeks SOMETIMES I can try to start my car and it won’t do anything. No crack or click or anything. Battery is good, changed the starter and checked fuses….etc. After researching via Google I’ve learned that year…

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1995 Pontiac Bonneville Will Not Crank Over

Live Chat: I have a Pontiac Bonneville that will not start. What year? What happens when you turn the key? Does it crank over at all? I’ts a 1995 and no it will not crank. I put a new starter on it and a new battery and still nothing i have lights but the gauge…

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How To Replace Pontiac Grand Prix Ignition Cylinder

My 1994 Pontiac Grand Prix se ignition went out of it. The key has the chip in it. I cant lock my car anyhow. So wondered if i could replace that ignition with a regular ignition with a key with no chip in it? I don’t want the chip in the key it means nothing…

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2000 Chevy Cavalier Gauges Don’t Work

Have a 2000 Chevy Cavalier. The factor stereo got stolen and now the gauges don’t work, such as speedomoter, tac, gas, and temperature gauges along with the sun roof. it is a z24, and when Im in park Idling everything works. just as soon as I get down the road it reads “error” in the…

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2000 Oldsmobile Intrique Won’t Crank When I Turn The Key

Live Chat My 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue does nothing once I turn the key!? ProTech: Is the battery dead? No new battery, and I have power till I turn the key… A common problem with your car is the ignition switch. Power is not getting directed through the switch as it should. You can try tapping on…

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Security System Preventing My 2001 Chevrolet Impala From Starting

I’m having a problem with the passkey lock and VATS security system. It’s preventing me from starting the the engine with the key. I have tried placing a switch and it didn’t work. What would be the best thing I can do to solve my problem ? 2001 Chevrolet Impala LS. ProTech: Your security system…

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How To Remove Chevy Venture Transmission and Spark Plugs

I have a 2002 Chevy Venture AWD and I’m trying to separate the bell housing from the engine while the engine is in the vehicle. It has moved about 1/2″ and will not budge any farther no mater what I do ie. rase/lower the engine. Any help would be appreciated. Have you taken off the three…

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1998 Pontiac Bonneville Security Light Flashing

1998 Pontiac Bonneville just started not starting(no starter action) one time and then starting later. My security light flashing for 2-3 seconds and then goes out–so i don’t think it is the cause. ProTech: You probably have an intermittent starter problem. It flashes for 2-4 seconds and then goes out even though it will not…

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1996 Cadillac Passkey Problem

My 1996 Cadillac says theft system problem and car will not start. ProTech: You probably have a bad ignition cylinder in your Cadillac. Can I take care of that on my own? Are you capable of disassembling the steering column? Yes. It also requires quite a few special tools. But if you are capable, go…

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2002 Chevy Impala Ignition Replaced But Still Won’t Start

I have a 2002 Chevy Impala and had the ignition replaced and still having problem with starting, security light still comes on. Ok, what exactly did you have replaced? The ignition switch. Alright, the switch itself has nothing to do with the security light coming on. You most likely need a new ignition cylinder and…

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1999 Silverado Security Light and Won’t Start

I have a Chevy Silverado 1999 turns over but no fuel and no spark changed fuel pump cam sensor Crankshaft sensor still nothing some one told me I need to have my key reprogrammed. ProTech: Is the security light on? Yes. Then that is your issue. The theft deterrent system will kill the fuel enable…

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Theft Relearn Procedure For 2008 Chevy Malibu

My security lock light is on and don’t know why or what to do! but my car will not start! Please help! Protech: What year and model car do you have? 2008 Chevy Malibu. You can try a theft re-learn procedure, but it may only be a temporary fix. More than likely you have a…

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