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What causes the engine not to start when security light is on?


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2004-10-09 09:24:42
2004-10-09 09:24:42

The security is keeping it from starting which is what it is supposed to do.


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Passlock. Go to the dealer and have the passlock programmed. Usually happens after you replace an ignition switch.

Not enough information regarding why the car won't start but as to he security light; it's always blinking when the engine is off.

It means that there is something wrong with the engine and not the battery

The remote start is disabled when the check engine light is on. You need to have the system checked for codes with a scan tool to know possible causes.The remote start is disabled when the check engine light is on. You need to have the system checked for codes with a scan tool to know possible causes.

Mine comes on periodically too, and then the engine wont start. If you sit tight for about 5 - 10 minutes until the light stops flashing, the engine will start right up.

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check to see if your security light is on i had the same problem (they all do ) put your key in the "on " postition and leave it for 10 minutes until the security light flashes off and then start your engine.

You probably have a little oil seeping into the combustion chamber while the engine is off. Once you start the engine, this oil is burned and causes the smoke you see.

car wont start, security light is off, engine crank, did start once and when death inmediately, now I can not get car started. Check and test key and chip is ok.

This happens when the keypad isn't used to lock/unlock example when refueling if you don't lock the car then return to try and start the engine the security light illuminates the car runs for a second or two then stalls but if you lock/unlock the car will start the security light will not illuminate hope this helps

More than likely it has a bad magnet in the ignition switch you need to replace the switch and then relearn the security system

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You turn the ignition on, leave it in the on position until the security light stops flashing. It flashes 6 times, then the battery light comes on, then the security light flashes 6 more times. You have to make sure it stops flashing and just stays on. Then you can start your car. PS: If the engine does not start, then turn the ignition off to reset and then try to start it immedately. If this does not work try it again. It eventually starts, but patience is the key factor here.

Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF. Attempt to start the engine, then release the key to ON. The vehicle should start and then immediately stall. The SECURITY light should come on. After approximately 10 minutes, the light will turn off. Turn OFF the ignition and wait 5 seconds. Repeat steps 1 through 4 two more times for a total of 3 cycles/30 minutes. The vehicle is now ready to relearn the security system on the 4th attempt to start the engine.

turn the ignition switch on (all the lights in dash light up) but do not crank engine. leave on for half hour untill security light goes off. turn off ignition, wait 30 seconds then start engine.

The red light indicates a failure in the security system. It will not start with a failure.

To reset the security light on an Oldsmobile vehicle, first the driver must turn the key to the "on" position, without starting the engine. Next, he or she should turn the key to attempt to start the engine, but not completely, so that it doesn't start before moving the key back to the "on" position. After about 12 minutes, the light will?æbe reset, and the key should be removed.?æ

The wait to start light on a 92 Dodge Diesel truck can be caused by a lack of fuel to the engine. It can also be caused by a wiring problem.

If you want your service engine soon or check engine light reset than you can disconnect the battery. If you want the security light out you have to hook up a battery charger and turn your key to the on position without starting it. Wait at least 15 minutes, then turn key back to the off position and then try to start it.

The check engine light comes on when the ECU detects a problem with the emissions system on the vehicle. Have the ECU scanned to retrieve the code that has been set. The code will tell you where to start looking.

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