my grand am will start for a second then die what could be the problem

Asked by Sep 04, 2013 at 06:06 PM about the 2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

we have changed the fuse box under the hood  its not the fuel pump or nothing  it will start for a second then die we cant figure out the problem

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it sounds like a security your security light flashing??if so you need to reset the security system...heres how..try to start car then leave keyin on position for 10 min..the light should be off..then turn key to off position for 5 seconds,then turn to on position,wait 10 min till light goes off,then again turn off and wait 5 seconds then repeat this for total of 3 times..then car should start

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