I had to re[place the ignition lock cylinder on my daughters 2001 chevy cavalier not the anti theft system wont allow the car to run. What should i do at this point

Asked by Aug 30, 2012 at 11:07 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

33,675

straight out of chiltons. 30-Minute Learn Procedure 1 Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF. 2 Attempt to start the engine, then release the key to ON. The vehicle will not start. 3 Observe the SECURITY telltale, after approximately 10 minutes the telltale will turn OFF. 4 Turn OFF the ignition, and wait 5 seconds. 5 Repeat steps 1 through 4 two more times for a total of 3 cycles/30 minutes. The vehicle is now ready to relearn the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or passwords on the next ignition switch transition from OFF to CRANK. -------------------------------------- NOTE--------------------------------------- The vehicle learns the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or password on the next ignition switch transition from OFF to CRANK. You must turn the ignition OFF before attempting to start the vehicle. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6 Start the engine. The vehicle has now learned the Passlock Sensor Data Code and/or password. 7 With a scan tool, clear any DTCs if needed. History DTCs will self clear after 100 ignition cycles. i have posted this procedure on many other questions as well. http://www.cargurus.com/Cars/Discussion-d475_ds505015#msg150868

19 of 19 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 96 cavalier anti theft 6 answers

    Someone tried to seal my car, cut the anti theft wires, beat up the ignition not realzing the car had been rigged up to apush button from the starter. Bought a new key from the vin number for 10 buc...

    1996 Chevrolet Cavalier LS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 Chevy Cavalier will not turn over! 17 answers

    I drove my 2004 Chevy Cavalier to work with no issues and parked. When I tried to leave to go home at the end of the day, the car would not start. There was gas in the tank, the car had oil, and all...

    2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • NEED HELP WONT START!!! 32 answers

    I was installing a radio into a 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier, when i was done, i went to start it and it wouldnt, it would just turn over, i think i may have had the key in accessory too long and the fuel ...

    1994 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 97 Chevy Cavalier sometimes starts sometimes wont. 3 answers

    Im having a problem with my Cavalier. Sometimes it will start and sometimes it wont. I have had the battery checked and I have also had my starter checked. Im not really a car guru so that is about al...

    1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • how DO you unlock the theft system 3 answers

    I BOUGHT THIS CAR USED ABOUT 4 YRS, MAINTENANCE IS KEPT UP..

    2003 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    General

Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,920
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,300
#3 mbar1
mbar1
Reputation 1,180
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Malibu
946 Great Deals out of 79,655 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic
654 Great Deals out of 88,603 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
226 Great Deals out of 30,943 listings starting at $1,217
Used Chevrolet Impala
520 Great Deals out of 31,726 listings starting at $1,450
Used Ford Mustang
474 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Corolla
786 Great Deals out of 73,830 listings starting at $1,995
Used Pontiac Sunfire
310 listings starting at $3,975
Used Ford Focus
538 Great Deals out of 57,171 listings starting at $1,095
Used Honda Accord
812 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Chevrolet Corvette
119 Great Deals out of 20,753 listings starting at $3,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,718 Great Deals out of 175,749 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota Camry
998 Great Deals out of 90,917 listings starting at $650
Used Ford Taurus
249 Great Deals out of 20,434 listings starting at $699

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.