Problems with the anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The the key and ignition lock cylinder must be replaced to correct this condition.
Car Problem Reports
Pontiac Firebird Car Won't Start Because of Anti-Theft System That Uses Raised-Chip Key
Pontiac Firebird Problem
Visitor, 1997 Pontiac Firebird, 184,496 mi
security light keeps coming on replaced the ignition and didn't help had the transmission worked on and now its worse than before.i'm wondering if i disconnect the security device if that will stop my problem. Linda