2005 GTO Ignition/security problem

Asked by Sep 29, 2010 at 04:22 PM about the 2005 Pontiac GTO Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hey folks. I have a 2005 GTO. Lately what has been happening is two things:
1) Turn the key & 'CLICK'.....does not turnover. All lights are on, etc. Just put a new Optima battery. Starter? maybe. But it only does this infrequently & when it does act up, if you keep turning the key, eventually it turns over & starts.
2) While driving the security light will come on (the light that has a pic of the car & pad lock intertwined). Car keeps running & if you hit a bump, it will either flicker or just go out.

Could both problems be related? And does anyone have any ideas what could be happening or what I should do?

Thanks for any help....I really appreciate it!

4 Answers

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key fob possibly has something wrong with it?

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The second problem leads me to think it's a problem with your key, like the bump could be causing a connection inside your key to break and then reconnect. The first problem would then fit because sometimes while you're turning your key it's hitting the connection and sometimes not.

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it could be your ignition switch there is a new ignition switch old #92172018 new #92234035 like 38.00

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I had a similar problem. Was a,wire behind the glove box rubbing due to vibrations. An electrical shop found and fixed for 108.00. :)

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