How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Greg Your Own Question
Greg, Technician
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 7115
Experience:  17 years Shop Owner /Technician. 27 years experience,
Type Your Car Question Here...
Greg is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

1992 toronado: and the dash board says Starting Disabled..manual says

This answer was rated:

Hello, I have a 1992 toronado and just about everytime I try and start it, It will not and the dash board says Starting Disabled. I want the three minutes like the manual says clean the key, but still will not start. Could this be a fuse problem or something bigger...Thanks
Hi and welcome to I will assisted you best i can
Do you have the Brass pin in the key
please let me know,
Regards Greg
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Yes, it security key. I have tried both of the keys I have same thing happens
Ok what happens here is the contact in the key cylinder get bad, and do not connect to the coded pin in the key( PIN is a color brass).,also the wiring to the key cylinder break a known failure .
These are two wire that go up along the steering column to the key cylinder normally white in color, both wire's.
One way to repair this cheaply is to test the key pin with a ohm meter to see what ohm
rating it has ,for example could be 3.6ohms .then you go to radio shack and buy a resister with the same reading, and connect it to the two white wires then you will see that the light goes out and will start.
Need further assistance with this problem please let me know .
Kind regards Greg.
Greg and 6 other Car Specialists are ready to help you
Need further assistance with this problem please let me know .
Kind regards Greg.