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Experience:  GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.
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My security light is on and truck won't start, If the keys

Customer Question

hi my security light is on and truck won't start
JA: Does the light flash, blink or stay solid? Have you tried to reset the security system?
Customer: If the keys are in the ignition it stays solid. If I turn the car on it flashes
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 2000 Chevy Silverado 1500
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I've tried turning the key and leaving it on for 10 minutes and then turning it back and then trying to start the car and nothing
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No thanks
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 4 months ago.

did you do that for a total of 30 minutes?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 4 months ago.

any security codes in the system?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
When I turn the key off my security light system stays on when I turn the ignition on than my battery light and the security are flashing
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 4 months ago.

do you have a scan tool that can retrieve bcm codes so we can see what security codes are in the system?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I'm hooking it up now
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
0 dtc
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Says none
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
What else should I check?
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 4 months ago.

does this scan tool have body control capability? or is it a basic code reader?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Basic
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 4 months ago.

can you access a better scan tool that has bcm functions?