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Wont start ;say starting disable, all good i think its the

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wont start ;say starting disable JA...
wont start ;say starting disable
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: all good i think its the antitheft system
JA: What is the model/year of your Pontiac?
Customer: pontiac montana2006
JA: What year is your Pontiac?
Customer: 2006
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes; try to cableboost
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: i want to know how to enable the starting procedure
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Pontiac
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10/13/2016
Pontiac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago
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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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Pontiac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

Hey how are you

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 unfortunately

But you can Try A Master Reset Manually

Master reset Procedure

1- Disconnect 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 if that works for you

Thank You

Chad Farhat

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
we did all that with no result
Pontiac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

unfortunately you will need a diagnostic scan to see what failed in the antitheft system ,so you can fix what failed, key, switch , module etc..and the scan will narrow it down

there is no fuse or relay to pull out to disable , the module is connected to the car computer and the computer want allow start up .

Please let me know if you need anything else on it

Thank You

Chad Farhat

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Pontiac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

Hey ,how are you

just checking if you got some fault codes & retrieved and still need assistance on it

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