I have a 2004 Malibu an when I turn the car off an take the key out an shut the door the Anti theft Anti theft light keeps flashing what can calls this don't have no problem with it starting up

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Asked by Feb 17, 2018 at 11:41 PM about the 2004 Chevrolet Malibu

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

On my 04 Malibu an when I turn the car off an take the key
out an shut the door the car  Anti  Theft light keeps flashing
how can I fix this I don't have no problems with this starting
up the light just keeps flashing and runs down the battery

6 Answers

24,055

work the door locks by hand from inside and watch if the light quit, or see if the doors are closing tight to turn off the interior lights under the dash at foot wells ,that would drain a battery ,the blinking diode uses very little power something else pulling unless the battery is close to failing and a low output type

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The fuse in the radio I had to replace it an that's when it starting doing this could that have anything to do with it

24,055

well maybe that fuse was off on purpose from a former owner, that circuit may have something that drains it. just guessing though

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So when the car is locked is the anti theft light Supposed to Flash or stay off cause other people told me it is supposed to flash an thanks so much for answering my questions

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82,695

If you're talking about the little red light on top of the dash, it's supposed to be flashing to warn would be thieves of the security system and to stay away. It won't kill your battery! If you're talking about the security light on the instrument cluster it's supposed to flash to remind you to lock the vehicle when leaving it unattended. It should go out once the car is locked or after a couple minutes after the ignition is turned off if you don't lock the vehicle. HTH. -Jim

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Well see the security light on my cluster it just keeps flashing it will not go out an I don't think I have a light on top of my dash

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