Anti theft reset

Asked by Feb 19, 2017 at 11:54 PM

Question type: General

I have a 2008 pontiac torrent. I parked , shut
it off, left keys in the ignition and closed the
door. I ran into the store and was back at my
car in 2 minutes. I turned the key to start it
and I couldn't start it or couldn't even turn
the key past acc to get the key out. Anti lock
shut down the ignition and transmission.
Can't do anything!!! So I boosted it and it
started but now every time I turn my car off I
have to boost it. How do I turn the anti theft
off?????

1 Answer

102,115

This really sounds like a voltage supply problem, have you checked the cables for corrosion, and the battery for load capacity, how about the charging system, is the output normal? Once a security system is activated you will not be able to keep it running even boosted, it may start run 5 seconds then shut down or it might not even start at all, it just depends on how the security system is programmed. HTH

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