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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.

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Q: After replacing both ignition switch and key in a 1999 Oldsmobile Alero the car starts then cuts off immediately how do you keep it running?
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