I currently have the same problem with my 2004 Alero. I have fround out that the ignition needs to be "programmed" to the vehicle. The VIN# is supposedly used to do this. The three wires that are connected to the keyed portion of the ignition go to the processor that needs to be programmed. I was told by the dealer that it costs $80.00 tp program the ignition to the vehicle, and that you must have your registration, proof of ownership, and a photo ID for them to program the ignition. I also have been told there is an "on-board" programming sequence that programs the ignition on this GM model. I will hopefully have the truthful answer to this by 5/20/2007. I will repost if so.
Start with replacing the fuel filter.
It is clogged and needs replacing or your engine is running very rich and is dumping unburnt fuel into the converter where it is being burnt.
Do you have the original ignition key?? Tape the old ignition key to the cowling around the ignition, then put new key in the ignition and see if it will run. The reason for this is there is a transponder chip in the old key that needs to be picked up by the rim module around the ignition barrel. If it works, take keys apart and swap transponder chip . Hope this helps
Depends if you have the ignition running or just the say you left the lights on. If you just left the ignition on all night nothing will happen except just running out of fuel. If you left your lights on without ignition running your battery will die.
ignition switch?? ignition module is on distributor, and is under the dist cap, remove the dist cap and rotor bug, it pulls off, then if it was not running you can remove the little black box, its a module, have it checked at autozone for free, take coil off top of dist cap, is as easy as removing the screws, and replacing unit. reassemble it.
With the car or truck running disconnect only the positive side of the battery ... if it stays running that means the alternator is good if it dies then it needs replacing
Sounds like you may have a bad alternator - check with a voltmeter A fully charged battery should read approx. 12.8 volts without vehicle running With vehicle running reading should be approx. 13.8-14.2 volts
Had the same thing happen on a '73 SB. It turned out (after much cussing) to be the ignition switch. Try replacing the switch with an OEM and "see" what happens!
several could bes. If there is no action, the engine does not turn, the rod running from the key switch to the ignition switch on the column could be broken, or the ignition switch itself could haved malfunctioned. If there has be work immediately privious to the problem, check for loose connection, expecially on the ignition switch.
If the starter is whining while the engine is running at an idle you have a problem with the ignition switch or the starter solenoid is stuck. The starter should not be engaged while the engine is running unless you are holding the key over on the start position.
Change the ignition. Take a pare of pliers, turn it back, then change the ignition.
to cool the coolant in the engine
A running change is replacing part A by part B when there is no more stock for part A
I would check your Ignition Module. That's the first place to look.
I had to do this on my 96 850, and no, I did not have to have it running, just on accessories on ignition.
day time running lights
No, but it can stop the fuel pump from running. It has nothing to do with ignition.
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The are wires running through thr sttring colum that is bad , it will need replacing. Cost Parts & Labot should be about $1,200 The are wires running through thr stering colum that is bad , it will need replacing. Cost Parts & Labor should be about $1,200
Sounds like the engine heats and the ignition fails.
Headlights run off the battery not the ignition...
When any car idles, it lowers the ignition energy (but not completely) to keep the car running. When it is cold outside, your Subaru's ignition energy is lost through heat because electricity also is measured through heat. When there is less ignition energy when it is already running on a lower ignition level, the car (your Subaru) is not likely to idle.
It sounds like your dizzy cap isn't lined right which causes the engine to stay running after the ignition has been switched off. i had the same problem with my fiesta