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I recently replaced the complete ignition assembly on a 97

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I recently replaced the complete ignition assembly on a 97 cavalier. The car starts but does not stay running. Service dealer says it is the immobility switch thing needs to be programmed? I have tried googling it. But noe results
JA: Figuring out why a car won't start can be a challenge - it could be a simple repair, or something a bit more complicated. Fortunately, the mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes. The part is from a 2002 sunfire. But is exactly the same.
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Checked the airbag fuse. Disconnected battery. nothing
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Chevy Mechanic should know about your Chevy?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Ron replied 5 months ago.
Hello and thank you for your question,The problem you are having is likely due to you needing to do the Pass lock relearn procedure. I have enclosed the steps in the link below, copy and paste the link to your browser to open and view it. this a try, providing there are no other issues this should resolve the problem.