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Cadillac Seville Car Won't Start Because of Anti-Theft System That Uses Raised-Chip Key

Cadillac Seville Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999

Average Mileage: 132,202 mi (80,000 mi - 200,000 mi)


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.

  •  Rookie

    All it says is Disabled due to Anti Theft... And the Security light stays on.. And tells me to wait 3 minutes but when i do it still wont start.. if you have had this happen to you before please tell me how to fix this.....

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  •  Rookie

    anti theft system rays wait 3 minute then start but will not

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  •  Rookie

    Hi, I have a problem with my Cadillac Seville STS 1994 Northstar. I got always the message "Starting disabled remove Key, due to theft system, remove ignition key". Then I have to waiting 3 minute and same error comes again.

    What can I doing? Hope you can help me.

    Daniel from Switzerland

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  • Visitor, , 120,111 mi

    my car want start,keep saying starting disabled remove key

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  • Visitor, , 150,000 mi

    Went to start car this morning and cannot start it. Message states start disabled wait 3 minutes but continues not to start even after 3 minutes is up and message comes up again.

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  • Visitor, , 110,900 mi

    i had a transmission put in my car and when i got it back from the shop a day in a half later it started doing it about the anti theft

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