Key turns and NOTHING happens. It has to do with the onboard security system. HELP

Asked by Oct 09, 2007 at 07:27 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet Lumina

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers


Depending on the year, you could have either a problem with the small wires that run behind the ignition switch and recognize the PASS-Key system chip in the key, or you could have a larger problem with the ECM. You will have to have this towed and checked out fully by a mechanic to get a complete answer.

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How to bypass security without the key

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Turn ignition on

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Try turning you ignition switch on , without engaging the starter, and leaving it on for 10 mins, then turn it off for 1 min. That should re-set you security lockout. It should then start normally. Works sometimes, not always.

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My ignition want turn off

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I lost my 98 chevy lumina switch key

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