After market non-factory alarm and remote start systems can cause havoc with the factory theft system, causing this warning light, or a no start. Once the two capscrews are removed, a bit of twisting and turning of the thermostat housing and poking with a screw driver to separate the thermostat will allow both parts to come free. I purchased one of those ratchet type, boxed end wrenches with a swivel head to access the second capscrew. The last time this happened my car eventually started after maybe 30 minutes. This is also a similar fix if the drivers window controls aren't working. A more permanent solution is to either replace the ignition lock cylinder or bypass the sensor.
Protect this wire by taping over the exposed metal. Leave the other end connected. ? Full dash piece comes off, 7mm screws I believe and Metal piece under dash will need 10mm and long ext. It is also known as the Passlock Cylinder. If not, using pliers bend them to get good contacts.
I have removed the harness and found the turn signals do not work as long as the switch is disconnected. I was going to beat my car with a bat! Once there my battery Lite came on I knew I had a bad alternator at that time and rushed to find a hotel room so I could charge battery overnight n get alt in the morn. In Hind site I believe that might be true. Perhaps someone could query the thieves and see if they have similar complaints. I had no idea that this has been a problem with Chevy trucks for so long and will never buy another Chevy truck since they are unreliable and the company is in denial. I can't trade in or sell if it has all these obvious problems.
Press and hold the d … oor unlock switch. I bet at least one or two are burned out. Give it a try it cost nothing. It is interesting because the key just wobbles loosely and can be taken out while running. Some suggest that the cross over pipe be removed first. Use a screw driver carefully to put the thermostat back in place.
So I searched for and found a product that removes corrosion, oxidation, etc. If the chack engine light is on, it would be a good idea to have the codes scanned to see if there is a misfire present. So they told me to just buy the key ignition housing that has all the new components to the ignition including the passlock system inside. I don't even have a plastic housing in the steering column which tells me the prev owner had done all this type stuff with the same issue. We bought this car privately from an older couple.
Haven't had it for more than 6 months and then today. There are other people on here that you can read to tell you how to do that 10 minute thing. When you turn your key you generate a low current read by the body control module. Passkey 3 uses a transponder in the key. To cope with this pesky glitch you can reset the passlock system when starting your car.
Here is how the system works. Clean them with fine sand paper until their surface is clean and flat and make sure the steel springs pressing the contacts together are tight and are pushing the contacts firmly. Follow the two down to where you can work with them. Battery has been replaced, still same result. I think that you will have to use it once the codes are cleared i.
They said they couldn't get consistent voltage to troubleshoot the problem and wanted to replace battery with gm certified or one I purchased and brought to them. I'm totally trapped with it! All of which can shut down your vehicle. So I think if enough people called to complain, they might consider an open recall. So i thought it has to be the receiver from junk yard so i took dash apart again and put the original receiver back in! This system prevents the car from starting when someone is trying to steal it and can occasionally activate when you try and start the car with a key. You might think it should only take min … utes to replace the thermostat. This is the 5th time it's happened this year, but no errors posted and she can't make it happen - it starts fine after about 20 minutes. How do I know if my car has Passlock? A vehicle theft system and a contents theft system.