One of the local dealers told me he deals with one of these a week. The car will not start and the fuel pump cuts out. Thanks to all who posted. Guess what it worked, the light went off, and the car started. Start the engine © 2012 Rick Muscoplat. I am reading all types of complaints on google. With all of the problems with the system, there should be a recall of at least the passlock sensor.
They could not find anything wrong with it when they put it on their machine. The failure recurred on multiple occasions. The vehicle failed to restart until the anti theft system was turned off. When I bought it, it had 112,000 miles. Replaced the ignition lock cylinder.
That is how I would start diagnosis. The next day we were heading out of town, on the way out on the freeway the car seemed to operate well. It was trying to turn over, but would not. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. I had to shut the ignition off, turn it back on and wait 10 minutes for the anti-theft to disable, so I could turn the ignition off and reset the anti-theft and start the car.
Also, I saw a tutorial where it seems the guy was saying to place resistor in yellow wire. If the light stays on then I would suggest getting in the car and closing all of the doors. It is interesting because the key just wobbles loosely and can be taken out while running. Hope to get over 300,000 miles out of it. My daughter is 4 months pregnant and is driving this car now. Wait 10 minutes until it turns off. When there is a problem with it, you won't be able to start the car.
I had to shut the ignition off, turn it back on and wait 10 minutes for the anti-theft to disable, so I could turn the ignition off and reset the anti-theft and start the car. The contact stated that the vehicle was powered off and back on until the anti theft warning indicator illuminated. This gives them the chance to start the vehicle, not be stranded, and to save a towing charge so that I can fix the problem correctly for them. My wires on a 2001 Chevrolet Express 5. Recently the car has been failing to start due to that little red blinking light. I just hate to spend several hundred dollars on something as simple as an ignition switch.
Since it no longer seems to be a security issue, I can't figure out why it hasn't started letting the fuel flow again. This is long, though it is a culmination of past solved threads, that aren't information all in one as well as an all around plea to the selfless experts. Try this for a few days and if you like it, then go back in and add the Toggle Switch Just in case you need to reset the system after a battery disconnect into the Yellow wire. Repeat steps 2 more times. If I turn the ignition key to on position and wait for 10 minutes, then turn the key to the off position and then attempt to start the engine it will startup successfully. After about 10 minutes the light would go off and the car would start. Dealer said bring it in and get it tested never once offered the fix in book,so if they have a fix in manual don't you think they know its an ongoing issue???? The theft system was triggered when a street youth broke into my car and severed most of all the wiring in my steering column thinking they could hotwire my ride and take off with it.
The failure mileage was approximately 98,000. When the security light goes off attempt to re-start the engine. The security light could be coming on due to low voltage in the system. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. And my truck still wont start!!!! The security light will be steady on or flashing for the 11-minute period.
The failure mileage was unknown. Thank you so much for any help!! I also should add that the theft light is blinking, and the door locks occasionally lock and unlock by them selves. So if your not sure about the battery it might be cheap insurance to start with a fresh one. The failure mileage was unknown. I have heard about turning the key in the acc for about 10 to 15 min. Noticed comments on other sites that the theft lock light is supposed to go away after the 10 minute wait but this does not happen on mine. .
After driving a while the fuel pump starts making a loud winding noise. It will also negate any insurance policy you have. It could be the actual ignition cylinder, not the switch that is bad. Ok i have a 2001 silverado 1500 ls 5. But here are some more articles to help Passlock Reset procedure. I tried, but it says I need at least 3 posts before I can send him a message. The car will not start and the fuel pump cuts out.