How do i reset the anti-theft system?

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Asked by Apr 01, 2012 at 05:04 PM about the 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I disconnected the battery and now all it does is turn over.... I've tried everything but taking it to a dealership
(apparently not needed) so if anyone has anything new that hasn't been posted yet would be much appreciated
thanks

Mike g

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Orange security light is on? Turn the key on attempt to start the car when it doesn't start leave the key in the on position for 10 mins light will go out turn key off and attempt to start it again. It will either start or u will have to do this 2 more times after the 3rd time the ecumenical will reprogram itself and u will start.on the 4th try

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Ya dude tried that but it didn't work. I heard that process is for the chip-key! I ended up having to get it towed to a dealership and get them to reprogram it! Didn't cost as much as I expected but imma make sure of don't happen again! Thanks for taking the time to reply!

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