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98 Sunfire: liter..spark..injector pulse..It is setting codes

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I have a 98 Sunfire 2.2 liter with no spark or injector pulse. It is setting codes B1011 and B1021. Any ideas? Thanks.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Paul M ASE Master replied 4 years ago.

Hello and thank you for using Just Answer

 

is the Theft light staying on?

 

there are a few common problems. have you checked for codes?

 

Paul

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I checked for codes and there are none. Yes the theft light is staying on. Shouldnt it go out after a few seconds? I also noticed the check engine light only flashes once really fast when you turn the ignition on.
Expert:  Paul M ASE Master replied 4 years ago.

you may have a problem in your paslock sensor which is part of the mechanical ignition switch

 

try cranking the engine for one second then leave the key on for 12 minutes and come back

 

the security light should go out. now try starting if it does not start turn the key off and try cranking again.

 

you may need to try this process up to 3 times.

 

if this does not work your problem is most likely with the paslock sensor and you need a special scan tool to get codes from this system

 

let me know what you find and if you need more help

 

thanks

 

Paul

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
The theft light will not go out. It does not flash at anytime either. It just stays lit constantly.
Expert:  Paul M ASE Master replied 4 years ago.

there is are also problems with the ignition switch electrical side

 

remove the steering column cover and check to see that the pink wire is getting power to it

 

click here for the information

 

let me know what you find and if you need more help

 

thanks

 

Paul

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Ok, but first I used my scan tool and checked IP codes and came up with B1011 and B1021.
Expert:  Paul M ASE Master replied 4 years ago.

Ok these codes are for the Passlock sensor

 

click here to view the information

 

you are most likely going to be changing the passlock sensor and doing a relearn procedure

 

let me know what you find and if you need more help

 

thanks

 

Paul

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Ok, I am going to click accept answer and pay you for your troubles. Is there any way to get back to you later, after I find out more? Thank you for your time.
Expert:  Paul M ASE Master replied 4 years ago.

Yes we can continue to communicate for at least a couple days

 

Paul

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Is the Passlock sensor part of the ignition cylinder lock? Also is this sensor strictly a dealer item? Thanks.
Expert:  Paul M ASE Master replied 4 years ago.

Yes the sensor is part of the lock cylinder and it is a dealer part

 

Paul

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