i went to start my car and the security light came on and was blinking and my car would not start it tried to but would not after about 5 min. light went off and car started anyone know what could be

Asked by Mar 13, 2012 at 07:14 AM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Have you replaced you stereo or had a key replaced?Those things could cause problems.

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That's the system that is supposed to prevent theft. It's really good at preventing owners from driving their cars. When it happens, turn the key to "On" and let it sit for ten minutes. The light will stop flashing. Turn the key off and start the car normally. I usually have to feed it a little gas at first. If it happens all the time, get the ignition switch and key replaced.

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