Car Won't Start and Security Light is On on Cadillac Seville

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.

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Average mileage: 138,830 (70,000–200,000)
10 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
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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.....
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
1998 Cadillac Seville 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.
1998 Cadillac Seville 120,111 mi,
my car want start,keep saying starting disabled remove key
1999 Cadillac Seville 70,000 mi,
The system theft keep coming on and some time it don't start I changed the alternator and still want start or cut off wale driving. And my battery keep dieing snd I change the battery and its still cuting off.
anti theft system rays wait 3 minute then start but will not
1991 Cadillac Seville 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
my 1997 sts cadillac nortstar reads thiftproblem car mybnot restert how canninfix this problem
It keeps saying start after 3 minutes bit it wont
1997 Cadillac Seville 116,120 mi,
the car was working fine but somebody stole the radio out of the car the anti theft system came on after that can't start the car