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 Won't Start and Security Light is On on Chevrolet Camaro
Average mileage: 104,822 (1,770–161,005)
29 people reported this problem
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro 137,000 mi, Visitor
car would not start i needed a bypass
Replaced the cylinder lock and had new key made still no start will crank over but no start also has no spark security light still on need help
I have completed this repair on my own, and about 4 customers vehicles, it does happen often.
what the problem is the chip that is in the key is worn I did know that the Gm key with the chip in it is measured by resistants' it goes up too 15 well to solve this problem I purchase a small resistor and plug it into the wire that runs up too the key switch . the resistor has too be the same as the old key bottom line I eliminated the anti theft system on mine.
2002 anti theft camaro
1995 Chevrolet Camaro 107,210 mi, Visitor
Car won't start security lite keeps popping on
Had this car for years and this will be the 3rd time im fixing this.
Ignition switch was hard to turn after wigllin for minutes finally unlock heard weird noises coming from ignition switch car wouldn't start dash light come on only when switch turned all the way forward help me with this matter
2015 Chevrolet Camaro 1,770 mi, Visitor
Turned into my drive way in my brand new Camaro and the entire car shut down. Had to have it towed to a nearby Chevy dealer. It took 2 mechanics and 2 and half hours to track down the problem. A little plastic piece the size of a adaptor plug in has shorted out. This plug in shorted out the anti-theft device , but when the piece was removed the car would start, they took a piece off of another Camaro and placed it on my car. I am scared to drive the car.
new lock cylinder and key coded from gm i install my sleff i put lock cylinder under dash put key in it pluged wires togeter taped the wires and key in cyl tie straped to sterring colnm fix it never had a nother problem with it if you put in the colum it probly lask ayear or two because the small wire will break again