Car Won't Start and Security Light is On on Oldsmobile LSS

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Problems with 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 key and ignition lock cylinder should be replaced to correct this condition.

Problem Data
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4 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
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97 oldsmobile lss won't start and the starter is good. when key is turned engine will not turn over.what's possible problems
Measure the resistance of the resistor (pill) in the key and match. Solder the resistor into circuit and bypass the wire running to ignition switch up inside the seering column that has broken.