Ca will shut off after running for a few seconds

Asked by Oct 02, 2014 at 12:50 PM about the 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car will sut off after running a few seconds and the the security light will flash.  Any Ideas

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Try using a different key. The key has a chip in it which is programmed to your car. If this one has somehow become de-programmed the car may not be recognizing it and thinks it is a security violation when you start the car. I believe the system is designed to run for a few seconds and then shut down.

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