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1991 PONTIAC FIREBIRD: AWHILE THE SECURITY LIGHT COMES..START.

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I HAVE A 1991 PONTIAC FIREBIRD AND EVERY ONCE IN AWHILE THE SECURITY LIGHT COMES ON IN THE DASH. WHEN THIS HAPPENS THE CAR WILL NOT START. IF YOU WAIT ABOUT AN HOUR THE CAR WILL START. WHAT CAN I DO TO FIX THIS PROBLEM? IT IS VERY ANNOYING AND HAS MADE ME LATE FOR WORK. PLEASE HELP BECAUSE NOBODY ELSE AROUND HERE CAN FIGURE IT OUT..
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  jon_050 replied 11 years ago.

Hello,


What have they tried so far?


 

Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to jon_050's Post: I honestly dont know what they tried so far. I do know they said something about the radio since my son changed it from factory to his own, but the previous owner had the same problem once in awhile and he had the original stereo still in it.
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.

 It's probably the key sensor in the ignition lock. They fail a lot. You can either change the ignition lock, which comes with a sensor or you can measure the resistance of the key chip and buy a resister of the same value and solder it in place of the sensor to eliminate reading the key alltogether.


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Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Tech501's Post: I received an answer but I have three responses that I would like to view first to see which one seems like the correct answer.
Expert:  Serenade replied 11 years ago.

HiCustomer


I just saw your post and wanted to let you know that the 3 responses includes the one you already got and your reply. You can see them all here:


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