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Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
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Experience:  Owner at Carolina Auto Service & Sales , 20 years Experience in Foreign & Domestic vehicles
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It want start the security light is on, It stay solid how do

Customer Question

It want start the security light is on
JA: Does the light flash, blink or stay solid? Have you tried to reset the security system?
Customer: It stay solid how do u reset the security system
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2001 Pontiac aztek
JA: Are you fixing your Aztek yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I think it want start cause of the pass key was broken have can I bypass that
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Can he really help me
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Pontiac
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Hello how can I bypass the passkey
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month ago.

you will need a factory scanner or equivalent to run a diagnostic scan & retrieve fault codes from the alarm module in the vehicle.
is it the module, the receiver, hood switch , door switch, wiring etc.. , it could be number of reasons & there is not a fuse or a relay that you can pull out to disconnect it uunfortunatly

You can try manual reset

Master reset Procedure

1- Disconect Battery Cables ( Negative & Positive Cables )you can use any electrical wire as an extension if battery cables don't reach .

2- Hold cables Together for 60 secs ,then let go

3- Wait 15 minutes

4- Make sure all doors are closed

5- Reconnect battery Cables

6- Lock & unlock the vehicles using the key from driver door side (if you have a key fob with no blade key, just lock & unlock using the key fob buttons)

7- Enter the vehicle and attempt to start

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month ago.

there is no way to bypass the system , it goes thru the PCM ,and the computer have to see the key or it want allow start up

there is no fuse or relay we can pull out

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
It still want start
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month ago.

unfortunatly there no fuse or relay to pull out to deactivate the system

the car computer has to see to get a signal from the anti theft module to allow start up

you need a Pontiac scanner or equivalent to read the fault codes to see what failed , the key , the module ,hood switch trunk switch etc...

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I did everything u said but the key is kinda hard to turn in the door I'm going to try it again
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month ago.


Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I try again still ain't work I will call u when the person who was fixing my car come back if I call u sure we can get it start it str I really have to go to work tomorrow it was working before the passkey was broken
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month ago.

if the pass key broke it will not start with out making another one , a capable lock smith can do it .

calling me want be helpful to you since what i m telling is correct .and wll cost you more momney for call and not necessary in this case

the pass key has to be replaced , there a rf signal that the key emits to the alarm module , id it stopped sending it because it broke YOU WILL NEED ANOTHER KEY

i m sorry not what you want to hear but it is true, what need to do is call a lock smith and tell the car you have and see if he can make another key that has the chip in it or the dealer or a repai shop that can have the keys made and have the scanner to program it

Please let me know if that works for you

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
They have to make a car key or a pass key
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month ago.

the key & pass key is one part, it is all in the key, the pass chip is in the black rubber cover around the key in that picture i sent you

hope that helps

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month ago.

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