This is related to 2001 Chevy Malibu I hopped in and it would not start. Sounded and acted like it was out of gas, or the fuel pump was bad, or there was no spark to fire the plugs. I googled for like 2 hours and found a solution, tried it and it worked! Turn the key to the "On" position for 10 - 15 minutes, turn it to the "Off" position for like 5 seconds (In the video I said 5 minute, but did not realize how PISSED OFF I was At CHEVY)... It worked. Second video was after the 11 minutes I waited, turned off for 5 seconds and then it started...
4 Ways to Disable-Deactivate the Anti-theft on GM cars-Chevy Malibu
IF NONE OF THESE 4 WAYS WORKED FOR YOU, THEN YOU WILL NEED TO DISABLE THE
PASSLOCK, HERE IS A LINK THAT SHOWS YOU EXACTLY HOW TO DO SO (works on any
gm car). THIS WILL 100% GET RID OF THE PROBLEM.
THIS IS THE VIDEO DESCRIPTION...
How to deactivate the anti-theft system on GM cars
1st WAY TO FIX IT
ALL THESE STEPS MUST GET DONE USING YOUR CAR KEY.
1. lock the door
2. unlock the door
3. open it
4. shut it
5. lock the door again
6. wait about 20 seconds
• This will shut the alarm off and reset the system.
7. now unlock the door
8. get in the car and try to start it
2nd WAY TO FIX IT
1. unlock the door with your key, open the door and leave it opened!
2. turn the ignition to the ON position and let it stay for 10 to 15
3. turn the ignition off and take out the key from ignition
4. after one minute start the car
3rd WAY TO FIX IT
other possible solutions:
1. Disconnect the battery for 15 minutes. If the Theft System light
disappear, you might be fine for few days, months, but it will not get rid
of the problem.
2. If your keyring is too heavy full of keys, the weight of the extra keys
pulls on the ignition key causing the key to be incomprehensible. Removing
all other keys from the keyring and let just the car key by itself. This
might get rid of the problem.
4th WAY and EFFECTIVE WAY TO FIX IT in its entirety
How to Disable the Passlock on a 2000 Chevy Malibu or GM cars.
ANTI-THEFT LIGHT STAYS ON, THE CAR CRANKS BUT WON'T START. stay tuned
because im going to show you how to fix it, the right and cheapest way....
Notice that this is the cheapest and most effective way to get rid of the
anti-theft light (around $5) without having to replace the sensor that's
connected to the ignition, or the ignition tumbler and key ($400).
This is what happens when your car cranks but won't start:
1. When the anti-theft system light stays on, the fuel pump won't pump and
injectors don't activate to prevent theft.
2. Sometimes the GM (General Motor) Passlock system cars have a part around
the ignition tumbler that goes bad and no longer detects the valid key, due
to "the battery in the key is dead and the chip is not connecting to your
Tools You'll Need:
• Flathead screwdriver to ply off the plastic cover around the switch
• Philips screwdriver to unscrew bolts on the dash
• 10" and 7" sockets + Socket wrench to unscrew bolts
• Toggle Switch ($4 SOLD AT LOWES/HOMEDEPOT/WALMART, ETC).
• At least 14" Wire cable ($1) to adapt to the toggle switch to reach
• Cable cutter/stripper
For curious folks: If someone tries to steal your car, he/she will not be
able to, unless they have the right key plugged in, other ways it will shut
off same way. NO WORRIES FOLKS...
Inside this video:
AS SHOWN IN STEP 5-6: if you just cut off the yellow wires in half without
using a toggle switch, you will still be able to start the car but the anti
theft system light will stay on FOREVER, using a toggle switch ($4) will
allow you to enable/disable the anti theft system whenever you choose.
BEFORE YOU START, MAKE SURE YOU Disconnect the negative battery cable. THEN
FOLLOW STEPS ON THE VIDEO...
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GM ignition switch 10 minute relearn procedure
Doing a 10 minute ignition switch relearn procedure after the battery had
went bad. The Body Control Module lost all memory so it needed to relearn
the Passlock value inside the ignition switch before security system
allowed the vehicle to start.
Once the relearn process is complete, you must first turn the ignition
switch to the "off" position and then back "on" before attempting to start
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Whenever you have a no start condition when attempting to start your
vehicle it's important to make the distinction between "no crank, no start"
and "crank, no start" situations as they are treated differently. This
video covers what I do when confronted with a 'no crank, no start'
situation and in this case it's a worst case scenario so be sure to watch
till the end.
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