I have a 1997 grand am gt 3.1 that cranks over but will not start, i replaced the waterpump, thermostat, fuelpump, head gasket, lower and upper intake gaskets, the theft light stays on, car will start

Asked by Aug 20, 2014 at 11:34 AM about the 1997 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when I put starter fluid in the carb,
then dies out,

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If your theft light is on, that is your problem. The computer is not letting the car start. I would bring it someplace and have the anti-theft reset. You can research how to do it online, but that doesn't always work.

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