2005 Chevy Malibu theft system delay


Asked by May 09, 2016 at 09:47 AM about the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2005 Chevy Malibu and the theft system
keep blocking my car from starting. And I have to
wait over 10 mins to try and start it. Is there any
way to bypass the theft system completely to stop
it from doing this

5 Answers


It sounds like you have a problem with the VATS system, you can repair the module. You can get rid of VATS, but ai don't recommend it-- you'll need HPtuners-- with HPtuners you can turn off the VATS system.


Is that something expensive to do? Are there any other methods to try to bypas this


HPtuners? About 300 for a used unit. Otherwise you may have to get a new ECU (read this a used or new) and have it programmed by the dealer--


Okay thanks for the info..... I will have find another way to get reset quickly. Than me waiting over 10 mins to get it to start


Any luck - I have the same problem

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