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My starter is disabled. It says to check security system.

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my starter is disabled. It says to check security system.
JA: How many miles are on the car? Does the engine turn over at all?
Customer: 234,000 and it does not turnover. My battery was recharged.
JA: What is the model/year of your Saturn?
Customer: 2005 Saturn Relay
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, I put my key in the ignition and had it on for 10 minutes.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 4 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and I will post back with your reply ASAP

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 4 months ago.

do you have an issue with door locks ?

have you had an diagnostic scan done to it ? if so any fault codes ?

is this the first time this happened ?

do you have one or two keys and have you tried them both?

is the red led security light flashing or on when key is inserted and goes off when wait 10 minutes ?

Have you tried the below reset yet

if you have not you can try it

Let me know

Thank you

Master Reset Procedure

1-Disconnect battery ( Both Cables ,The Negative & The Positive Cable )
2-Touch Cables together and hold 20 secs and let go
3-Hold Brake pedal down 10 secs
4-Wait 10 minutes and then Reconnect Battery
5-Close all the doors ,hood & trunk .
6-lock the car with key from driver door ( IF your car is Equipped with a bladeless key then just locked with the keyFob
7- Unlock car & Start your vehicle

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