small problem grew into huge problem

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Asked by Feb 13, 2013 at 07:56 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LS Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

if i cant manage to get the security system disable, how would i know or pin point i have a eletrical problem or parts problem. security light blinks while ignition is on, replaced the starter, half dead or dieing battery, replaced the fuel pump. i dont know if its the spark plugs, theft deterrent module, faultly wires on the starter, ^ the battery or the anti-theft system. ^ bought the starter from autozone 150$, was kinda in a hurry putting the starter on. wed night, gatta get it fixed by friday night at the latest. once again sorry for the jumbled, confuseing paragraph

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The secutrity system has finaly took a crap and has sucessfully kept you out of your vehicle. There isnt an easy way to bypass it. You can try to clean the contacts on the key. If that doesnt work you have to take is to a gm dealership

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before i even found out about the 10 min trick, a friend on mine that works on cars said the starter was shot becuz of loose connectors. i replaced the starter and now the car wont do anything but let the dash lights & radio work. since the old starter is gone how should i even try to reset the system if the car doesnt reconize the new starter

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