How do you turn off the theft system on a 1997 Chevy Cavalier?

Just leave the key in the run position and the “Theft System ” light on the dash will be flashing. Leave the key on for about 10 minutes and the light will stop flashing and go on solid. Then the theft system is disable.

The first way and most common way to get the antitheft system to turn off is by using your key fob. You can press the alarm button, and this should get the system to turn off if you are close enough to the vehicle.

Beside above, how do you bypass the anti theft system on a Pontiac Sunfire? Disabling the anti-theft system in a Sunfire can be done in a few steps.

  1. Insert your key into the ignition. Turn the key forward until it can go no further, without starting the vehicle.
  2. Press and hold the “Valet/Override” button located under the dash. Hold the button until the blinking LED light on your dash is solid.

Likewise, people ask, how do I get my car out of anti theft mode?

To deactivate the antitheft system use the unlock button on the remote key. Unlock the driver’s door using the key and then switch the ignition switch to the on position. If that doesn’t work exit the vehicle and roll up all windows, then use the key to lock the driver’s door.

Why is the theft light blinking in my car?

Your car has a built-in anti-theft system. The Anti-theft Light in the dash of your car should flash periodically to show that the system is engaged and active. Tip. You have to lock the doors of the car (without it running) for the alarm to engage.

What triggers theft deterrent system?

The theft-deterrent system in your vehicle may be triggered by the following: Key learning (copy of key made) Forced entry alarm (door, trunk, hood) Charging alarm (electric vehicles only)

What is an anti theft engine immobilizer?

Anti-theft systems are designed to prevent your vehicle from being stolen. An anti-theft system may also integrate a car alarm or it might be just an engine immobilizer. If your anti theft / engine immobilizer fails then a possible solution may be found in replacing the vehicle battery.

How do I know if my Immobiliser is on?

Here are the 5 most common signs that you can expect to experience if there’s a problem somewhere in your car’s immobilizer system. #1 – Locking Problems. #2 – Unlocking Problems. #3 – Engine Does Not Start. #4 – Key in Ignition Does Not Turn. #5 – Car Alarm Problems.

How do you turn off car alarm without remote?

Ways to stop a car alarm without a keyfob Check your owner’s manual. Every vehicle is different. Lock your doors. Getting into the car and locking your doors (assuming you have electric locks) might stop the alarm. Turn the car on. Turn the ignition to on and wait. Pull the fuse for the alarm. Pull the wires for your alarm. Disconnect the battery.

Why is my anti theft light on?

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 I turn off anti theft on my Honda?

How to Reset My Honda Accord Anti-Theft After Changing a Battery Insert the ignition key in the Accord’s driver-side door lock. Turn the key to the unlock position. Turn the key to the lock position. Turn the key back to the unlock position. The alarm should now be disabled. Start your Honda Accord’s engine and allow the vehicle to run for at least 10 minutes.

What does it mean when the security light stays on in your car?

On your particular vehicle the security light staying on as the vehicle is running is an indication that the security system has failed and is disabled. It is common for a security light to come on after battery dies because the computer may lose its programming to the key.

What does the car symbol with a lock mean?

The lock and car symbol and warning light you are seeing is saying that the anti-theft system has been activated. If the anti-theft system is stopping the vehicle from wanting to start, it may be contributing to the starting issues.

What causes a car not to start if the battery is good?

Faulty starter A broken starter is another common reason your car won’t start. A starter is an electrical motor that is connected to the battery. If the starter goes bad, the engine will not crank properly or may not crank at all when you turn the ignition key on.