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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-04-2009, 04:47 PM Thread Starter
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I have a 03 impala 3.4 and from time to time have issues starting the car. the red charge box appears then the security light will flash and no turn over. i have to "lie" to the car and hit the hazard light to start it to show that "it's not stolen". . Now today i did the same thing to start because it wouldn't kick over and while driving, i hit the turn signal to make a turn and it buzzed,the flashing slowed for 3 seconds and the light dimmed and then all of the gauges on the dash resetted itself like i was just starting the car for 4 seconds but the engine never stalled or cut itself off. I figure that one possibility could be in the passlock system but can't figure out the other. Any ideas?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-10-2009, 01:24 PM
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I guess you've stumped the panel, Nico.

Try disconnecting the battery first, for a good 1/2 hour and then re-connecting it so it'll re-set the computer. Other than that, it sounds like you'll need someone to "scope" the PassLock system or the entire electrical system.

Good luck!

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