2001 Chevy Malibu Won't Start - Anti-Theft, Security Flaw

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... Peace Out, Tom

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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. http://smallscalefarms.com/chickenroadlabs/2013/04/06/bypassing-gm-passlock -ii-vehicle-immobilizer/ 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 minutes 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 computer" 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 longer distance. • Cable cutter/stripper • Tape 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... Like and Comment if this HELPED YOU AT ALL...

Chevy Malibu Won't Start- Faulty Ignition
Does your Chevy Malibu not start when you turn the ignition. Does it SOUND and ACT like it is out of gas, or the fuel pump is bad, or that there is no spark to fire the plugs. Well before you take it to the shop and try to replace one of these items I've got a solution for you, and its FREE! To date the best solution I have found is presented in this quick video! It has worked every time without fail! Essentially, this video shows you how to bypass the (VAT) Vehicle Anti-theft system that is actually shutting down fuel to the engine because it is not identifying your key as the right key in the ignition. For further clarification, the issue we are addressing in this video is the ignition switch, which for this model was a faulty manufacture design. What happens is when you try to start your Chevy Malibu, it tries to turn over, but won't actually start, as if there is not enough fuel getting to the engine. Most of the time if you allow the vehicle to sit for 20 minutes or a day after failing to start, it will eventually start. This can be problematic if you are in rush to get somewhere. Many times I’ve been stuck sitting in my car in freezing cold weather and 100-degree summer heat trying to get my car to start, until I figured out this simple solution that has allowed me to start my car consistently everyday for over a year and it still works! There are three ways to deal with this issue. 1) you can cycle your ignition from off to on until the Theft System light turns off. 2) You can connect a bypass switch to your ignition, which requires dismantling your ignition switch, or 3) Use the simple method described on this video. Chevy Malibu 2002 Recall Recall Number: 14V400000 Recall Date: 07/03/2014 Component: Electrical System: Ignition