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2005 grand prix,change the starter but now the car won't

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2005 grand prix,change the starter but now the car won't start because of alarm,no fob
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Joe Prestia replied 11 months ago.

Have you tried the ten minute ignition relearn procedure?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
How
Expert:  Joe Prestia replied 11 months ago.

It is not a complicated procedure but sometimes can actually take a lot more than ten minutes. Occasionally they'll take as much as 30 minutes. This Step by step is a good place to start.

-Try to start the vehicle by turning key to the START position (using a Master Pass-Key key, not a Valet key).
-Observe the SECURITY telltale on the digital information center. Leave key in the ON position.
-After approximately fifteen minutes turn OFF the ignition and wait for ten seconds.
-Try to start the vehicle by turning key to the START position (using a Master Pass-Key key, not a Valet key).
-Observe the SECURITY telltale on the digital information center. Leave key in the ON position.
-After approximately fifteen minutes turn OFF the ignition and wait for ten seconds.
-Try to start the vehicle by turning key to the START position (using a Master Pass-Key key, not a Valet key).
-Observe the SECURITY telltale on the digital information center. Leave key in the ON position.
-After approximately fifteen minutes turn OFF the ignition and wait for ten seconds.
-Start the vehicle.
-If you are having trouble getting your new PCM to re-learn your security system, try starting the procedure over without opening any of the vehicle doors.

Expert:  Joe Prestia replied 11 months ago.

Did this procedure help get your car going again?