"No start" due to anti-theft system failure on GMC Yukon Denali

The anti-theft system may fail causing a no start condition, the security light may illuminate. Our technicians tell us that the ignition switch may need to be replaced to correct this fault.
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Average mileage: 164,242 (80,000–276,698)
9 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010
35 people reported this problem
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2002 GMC Yukon Denali 169,000 mi,
At times will not start no crank or nothing,but some days it would start like everything is normal. So when it didn't start i would jerk the key ignition back and forth until it started.
2000 GMC Yukon Denali 186,543 mi,
Anti theft system has it locked up won't crank but occasionally
2002 Yukon Denali security light is blinking and won't start !! My battery has been bad for a while making me jump it for the last couple of months !! Could the battery have caused this ??
2000 GMC Yukon Denali 146,702 mi,
Security light flashing Starts and immediately dies Not yet fixed
2003 GMC Yukon Denali 147,000 mi,
Occasionally starts but will immediately shut off . And will not run until you leave it alone for ten minutes. (I'm guessing the body control module resets) then it starts up and runs fine. Weather temp changes I noticed is a factor . Also if it doesn't start just leave the radio on and don't open the drivers door . Pull the key out of the ignition And then wait for the radio to automatically time out/turn off. Then it will start every time.
2007 GMC Yukon Denali 120,000 mi,
No crank after changing the battery can some one give me the answer to the problem
1999 GMC Yukon Denali 274,000 mi,
Wont crank at times then cranks fine at others
2000 GMC Yukon Denali 110,000 mi,
It has happened 2 x in the past 9 months, it reset by putting key in door to open it instead of the key chain unlock. Security light goes on more frequently now.
2000 GMC Yukon Denali 148,000 mi,
That can't fix it yet after 3 stations and a dealership tried.
2006 GMC Yukon Denali 139,000 mi,
I have a 2006 envoy Denali keeps cranking no start, all the lights and power go out, I wait about 5 10 minutes then it starts fine. It starting to do this every time I go to start car.
1999 GMC Yukon Denali 276,698 mi,
Same as stated
1999 GMC Yukon Denali 150,000 mi,
my security system has been blinking since I bought the truck when I purchase the truck it was at 150,000 miles now and it is at 202,000 miles when the security system blinks I will have to wait 5 or 10 minutes for the truck to start but now the security system light is on permanent and the truck won't start completely. It turns over fires up once and shuts right back off.
2006 GMC Yukon Denali 183,752 mi,
It won't start because of the antitheft
Starts dies instantly. Only way to get started is to leave alone for 24 hours. Have had good luck so far by waiting for the security light to go out before starting.