won't crank or start. battery good, starter good on 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe

was driving and vehicle cut off. had towed to precision tune. they said it was the chip in my key. they installed a push button starter. i was able to crank car by turning key to "on" position and then hitting the button. month later i now can't start car at all. turn key to "on" position, all lights come on, but doesn't even turn over with or withouht the start button. HELP!

by in Raleigh, NC on November 20, 2010
3 answers 3 comments
ANSWER by on November 21, 2010
Recommend having properly repaired, no push buttons.
COMMENT by on November 21, 2010
what would cause a vehicle to cut off...not restart, except for when direct power is given to starter via the remote button though??? What exactly does the remote button bypass? does it bypass the ignition switch?
COMMENT by on November 22, 2010
It bypasses te antitheift system. Once the vehicle antitheif determines a problem it will not send signal to the starter. Does the security lamp flash or stay on? You can force the antitheift system to relean but will not fix the problem. Try starting the vehicle is will not start, leave the key in the on position untill the security lamp turn off or stops flashing, takes 10 min. Then turn to off position for 20 sec and try to start again, this process may need to be repeated a total of three times to relearn.
COMMENT by on December 13, 2010
Ditto on the "Recommend having properly repaired, no push buttons." They might not have installed a fuse or a relay on the push button switch and caused it to burn out the starter switch.
ANSWER by on November 30, 2010
precision tune was the wrong place to go to for your auto repairs. they will rip you off. on the internet go to auto shop complants
ANSWER by on December 13, 2010
Ditto on the "Recommend having properly repaired, no push buttons." They might not have installed a fuse or a relay on the push button switch and caused it to burn out the starter switch.