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Runs for 1 second then dies, how do I reset or bypass the passkey

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1999 pontiac sunfire se 2.2 replaced ignition lock cylinder

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o​k so you need to reset the antitheft.....why did you replace ignition lock?

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Pontiac Mechanic: eric remington,
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o​k turn the ignition key to run position for 11 minutes the turn ignition off for ten seconds then put ignition in run for eleven minutes then turn ignition off for ten seconds then turn ignition for third time to run position for eleven minutes tehn turn off again for ten seconds by now the system is reset. make sure you time it correctly! My name is ***** ***** for using JUst 'Answer please rate me as I am compensated that way

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Pontiac Mechanic: eric remington,
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I​f the antitheft light stays on retry procedure...but if yuou are careful it will go out and allow the car to start

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Pontiac Mechanic: eric remington,
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how is itg going did you try procedure

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