Now it wont start at all!! That was the farthest from the truth, he answered promptly every time. Just wondering if this bypass will work if everything has been hooked back up correctly. Try these suggestions and get back to me with your results. I didn't respond yesterday because I drove it 700 miles to see my wife, who was expecting me Friday. It's been about a week. Glad I found one of the good 25%.
Make sure you have the two colors i said. It was diagnosed by some repair shop and supposedly fixed but never worked right. After I start the engine the security light on the dashboard will go on and stay on. In other words the passlock components would need to be functioning in order to restart the vehicle after a power loss , to get into the failed enabled mode the vehicle must be running. Mike Is the key you are using to start the truck original? I then turned the key off and pulled it out of the switch for 10 seconds. Once the switch is out remove the cover on the back of the switch it is clipped on, all you need is a flat head screwdriver.
If this all checks out then the security system needs to be checked out with a scan tool to see if there are any trouble codes stored in the computer memory. Ron Anderson , 2000 Sonoma 4. I wanted to give it plenty of time to break. Today was 5 hours and two jumpstarts. Wont run at all, cuts off immediately.
Hope I helped a bit take care :- Jul 10, 2010 The most common reason for this condition is a faulty ignition switch. I have a 98 Chevy 2500 with the 5. Where is the sensor for key pass-lock. If not, using pliers bend them to get good contacts. Plus, they contain full trouble code descriptions and troubleshooting instructions.
I was skeptical, but tried your pro module. Great customer support and will recommend you guys to anyone I can. You might have to do that 10 minute thing 3 times. I am a very skeptical person. Thank you Luke for this amazing invention! This is the easiest method for accomplishing your task. Tried resetting passlock, but not doing anything, the light stays on. The install was easy, the wiring diagram was correct.
However, It has been my experience that most of them are not any better at problem solving than the average shade tree mechanic. I did some research on the problem and found your product. Some problems are too complex to even try to talk a shade tree mechanic through and there is also safety issues that if not followed can cause injury if not death to a non qualified mechanic. Thanks ----- ----- With this fix, you can take that whole Vats, passlock, passkey system out of your car all together. I ordered the part on Sunday. I have not tried this resistor method but I do know a little about resistors. The Starter Enable wire in my specific model was the Green and not Yellow one, I found this out through the Mechanic Online on your page, Fantastic service.
Well it seems I am not alone in this dilemma, but there are so many solutions to choose from. He contacted me which I run a mobile vehicle repair service called Happy Honker's to see if I knew what was wrong with his car. No security light flashing but after a while maybe 10 minutes of idling light came back and stays on no flashing. Literally take it out, and throw it away. 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. Maybe a cure - maybe just luck.
I decided to spend the money and give the Pro Module a try. Julie Rae Combies , 1994 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham - Hearse I just wanted to drop you a line and let you know how things turned out. Just sloder them like a rope in a straight line. Here is the way I fixed mine. I have also had this diagnosed by several people. I found this site and read all the comments and articles. I was told that these types of key security systems have a 7-10 year life span.
I hate to spend that kind of money on such an old vehicle for something seemingly minor. Took longer to find the thing than it did to fix the problem. If I was a little younger I would open a shop just to install Pro Modules nights and weekends. What a pain this has been except for Newrockies. I still have the security issue. Mike Garblik, Ohio I purchased your product approximately two months ago. I have the passlock problem with my 98 Silverado.
Orson Whitney , 1996 Cadillac Sadan Deville I just installed a bypass module on a third car, a 1996 Buick LeSabre. Please let us know what you find. They just bypass a small part of it key and lock and so end up with their car stuck again with the exact same problem far away from home and without understanding why. Is it possible this will help me? Used sand paper to clean them, and good to go. Got my truck running the other day and reset the security light since i changed columns and wiring harnesses. I just did this in my Regal.