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2000 Chevy Cavalier: a new ignition light

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I had to put a new ignition Switch in my 2000 Chevy Cavalier and now the theft light and security light wont go off How do i reset them
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  richardndawnc replied 7 years ago.
is the car an automatic? or a 5 speed?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
The Car is an Automatic
Expert:  richardndawnc replied 7 years ago.
ok -
its actually pretty simple,
Start the WILL go dead. --- LEAVE --- the key ON , until the anti theft system light on the dash --STOPS -- flashing (average about 15 to 20 mins.) and it just stays lit constant .Turn the key to OFF . and then You are good to go, you should have no more issues from here on out
Expert:  richardndawnc replied 7 years ago.
also make sure the battery is good and charged before you attempt this, it is a good idea if you have a battery charger ,install it on a low setting just incase it tries to go dead, and you will have to start all over again
Expert:  richardndawnc replied 7 years ago.
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