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How to disable the security system on the 2000 Chevy Tahoe,

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How to disable the security system on the 2000 Chevy Tahoe
JA: What is the model of your '00 Chevy?
Customer: 2000 lt
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: It's want crank right away I have to turn the ignition 3 are 4 times before it cranks but today it took longer had to sit and wait I changed fuel pump fuel filter and starter someone told me it maybe the security system because the security light come on sometimes
JA: Does the light flash, blink or stay solid? Have you tried to reset the security system?
Customer: Stay solid
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I tried everything even brought a new transmitter
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  virtual auto tech. replied 4 months ago.
I'm sorry you are having problems with your vehicle. I will try to help.I'm a full time mechanic and have been a mechanic for over 20 yrs and I work part-time here on JustAnswer to help you and others repair their own vehicles, and I get credited by your ratings.. So before leaving the site make sure and leave me a rating. You can still reply to me as many times as neeed, even after the rating.. I will need for you to be my hands and eyes since I'm not there.So the 2000 Tahoe doesn't have a security system per say. It has a sensor in the ignition lock cylinder to sense if it has a key in it as you try to start, so it can't be hot wired. But other than that it doesn't have a real security system. But if the light is coming on then the sensor may be going bad.
But it cant be disabled tho.Sorry I wish it could.Let me know if you have any questionsThanks
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Can the sensor be replaced
Expert:  virtual auto tech. replied 4 months ago.
it can. The sensor is a dealer only thing. But it can be replaced. Are you wanting to replace it yourself or have someone do it?Let me know and I'll continue to help.Thanks
Expert:  virtual auto tech. replied 4 months ago.
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