If the lamp is On and does not go Off however, the engine starts. To allow it to communicate with the other modules, attempt to start, engine will stall, leave key on, wait ten minutes for light to go out, turn key off for ten seconds then attempt start 2 per above, attempt start 3 per above. I believe that the issue can best be resolved by tracking down and cleaning all of the connectors in the passlock system. Passkey 1 and two have resistors in the keys. The key has a resistor in it.
Wont run at all, cuts off immediately. I have 3 keys and none are chipped. I put the key in the ignition and turned it to the start and then run position for 30 minutes. Today the Security light came on and it starts for one second and turns off. If… I'm taking a wild guess that you had the battery replaced, or unhooked the battery. First, disconnect your batter to avoid electric shock, followed by your alternator and starter.
Haven't had a problem with it since he replaced it 18 months ago. The troubleshoot and reset procedures are different for each. But, I plan to just remove the bulb. It can only be bypassed with a commercial kit sold on Amazon. It is advisable to bring your truck to the dealer because they have the scanner that can do more than the average repair shop scanner. This indicates a problem has been detected by the Passlock system and the engine may not start this key cycle, a current condition.
Yes the dealerships are expensive and sometimes do not fix the problems. See the photo below and tell me if this is what the keys look like. I call a tow truck to tow to my driveway. When I soldered it back together I got 1300 -1400. Went to start it one day and it would fit up and die. I then turned the key off and pulled it out of the switch for 10 seconds. Ocampo, There is a service bulletin on this that may explain the security condition.
I know that only adds up to 515 but when you check it with a meter it will show 520, mine did anyway. Is this a problem with the owner using a new key; Or key is fine and it just quit working? On attempt number 4 the engine will remain running and you are set. Father in law tracked down a new column and jacked it into my car but now the vehicle will only crank and power down immediately theft system is active of course, in a terribly ironic turn of events. Observe the Security indicator lamp. New battery replaced in remote unit. However, also includes disassembly instructions for interior trim panels and exterior items like headlights and tail lights. Spray each wire end and scrub with a scotch brite pad, or wire brush until clean.
Sometimes when a lock cylinder is replaced for the passlock system there is relearning process to be followed to ensure the passlock system will operate properly. Here is how you save your car 1st trick, Try a spare key that is newer or used less. But if it is just the security light flashing then its in the switch. Truck tries to start, then passlock light comes on - engine dies. I would always turn the ignition off, for 10 minutes or less, waiting for the security light to go away. It may have been just your fuel filter.
If you need to drive the car, turn the key to the run position and allow it to sit for aprox 10 minutes and the light should go off and the vehicle should then start. Ok i have a 2001 silverado 1500 ls 5. Not all dealerships and garages are the same. The only codes present are an O2 sensor code and a trans code. Please let us know what you find. If its shutting down while running, im sorry i have no quick fix.
However, It has been my experience that most of them are not any better at problem solving than the average shade tree mechanic. The reason I am telling you to do this is that there diodes in the alternator that could be bad causing the alternator to drain the battery when the key is off. Solder one end to the yellow wire that goes to the dash not toward the switch. Then remove the glove box 6 screws. The security system opens and lock doors and is connected to the horn. I took the battery completely out of the truck for about 15 minutes.