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How do you reset the security system on a 2001 Chevy Impala?

How do you reset the security system on a 2001 Chevy Impala?

Open the trunk or any door of the Impala. Switch the lock to the “lock” position. Remove the key from the ignition. The light on the radio display will flash quickly; this signals that the system is resetting.

How do you start a car when the security light is on?

If nothing happens or the engine starts and dies, the security light will be flashing. Leave the key in the On position and wait ten minutes. The flashing light should go off or illuminate without flashing. When it does, turn the ignition off, wait twenty seconds, and then try to start the engine.

How do you reset the security system so the car will start?

After inserting the key into the driver’s door lock, turn the key to unlock, lock and then lock position again. Then, turn it again to the unlock position and the alarm is likely to be disabled now. Run the car for at least 10 minutes after cranking the engine to allow the car to reset the alarm.

How do I get my Impala out of theft mode?

Leave the ignition key turned to the “On” position after the vehicle has stalled and will not start. Look at the dashboard and locate the theft system light. It will be blinking on and off. Turn the ignition to the “Off” position to disable the PassLock system, and wait for 20 seconds for the system to reset.

How do you reset the security system on a 2002 Chevy Impala?

To reset the alarm all You will need to do is put the key in the ignition of Your car and then let it sit there until the security light on the dash is flashing instead of being on solidly. When that happens You can go ahead and try to crank over the engine and see if it will start.

How do I reset my Chevy anti-theft system?

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  1. Insert ignition key.
  2. Turn it to the on position.
  3. Attempt to start the engine.
  4. Leave the key in that position until the security light stops flashing.
  5. Once the light goes off, switch the ignition key to off.
  6. Wait about five seconds.
  7. Try to start the engine again.

Will the anti-theft system causing car not to start?

If the security or anti-theft light is flashing when you attempt to start your car, and the engine does not crank or does not start, you have an anti-theft problem. The system may not be recognizing your key or keyless entry signal, or there may be a fault in the anti-theft module, keyless entry system or wiring.

How do you reset the security system on a Chevy Impala?

Why is the security light on?

In most cases, the security light means that the car no longer recognizes the key you’re using, so you may be able to bypass the problem by using a different key. If a second key doesn’t fix the issue and the light is still on, call a trusted mechanic to help you identify the issue and reprogram the anti-theft system.