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Cannot start..starting is disable and to wait three minutes to start

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i cannot start my car. it says that starting is disable and to wait three minutes to start. but it will not start.
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Davo replied 11 years ago.
 You most likely need a new ignition lock cylinder.There are 2 small white wires that go from it to the bottom of the column.I would say if you were to check them 1 will be broken right next to the lock cylinder.You will need to take your key with you so the code from the key can be read.You could also find the 2 white wires and solder a resistor of the same ohms as the resistor pellet in you key.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Davo/diablo666's Post: does it matter that there is a anti theft system factory installed in the car......starting disable due to anti theft sytem wait three minutes and satrt the car is the exact message that i get.........
Expert:  Davo replied 11 years ago.
 The security system looks for the code if it doesn't recieve the proper code the car has to time out before another start attempt(3minutes)this keeps theives from having multiple tries at stealing the car in a short time period.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Davo/diablo666's Post: ok.......so what do i do to start the car it has been three days now..is there a way ti disable the anti theft system
Expert:  Davo replied 11 years ago.
 You can't disable it completely but you can bypass it as I told you with a resistor.Measure the ohms of the pellet in the key and go to an electronics store and get a resistor of the same ohms and solder it in the little white wires.

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