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"No Start" Due to Ignition Switch Failure on Pontiac Grand Am

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The ignition switch may fail causing a no start condition. This is not generally a theft system (passlock) issue because the security light does not illuminate or flash.

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Pontiac Grand Am Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 164,127 (60,000–218,000)
10 model years affected: 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
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After the GM recall for my keys sometimes when I turn the key it just hums briefly Fuel Pump) and does nothing. Check engine light is on, headlights are bright, battery is ok, does not crank.
Car will run, then kill usually after a few minutes. I have changed fuel pump , filter. Still seems to be a fuel issue. Was wondering if ignition switch could be going bad
Turn the key does nothing in the start position. Usually takes about 5 minutes with messing with it to get it to start
Lights on when turn key to ACC go to turn key to startcar all lights go out car doesn't turn over nothing all lights go out about 10 seconds later lights come back on car still wont start
will not start. dealer did key recall and since then we have had intermittent problems starting the car.
Drove car to work everything fine, went out to start it & ignition was froze. No matter what I did it would not budge. Tried stepping on brake, turning steering wheel, etc. Called the Pontiac dealer & was told the actual switch was not in the recent recall. Spent $198 & luckily someone at work replaced it. If not I would have had to have the vehicle towed to dealer & paid extreme amount.
Key wont turn. Pass lock light not lit. All 5 ignition fuses are good. Assuming ignition lock cylinder needs to be replaced
My car will not start everything comes on the dash board lights , radio, the alarm ,the horn
Car has power and everything looks and seems good. Replaced the ignition switch and car is still back to not turning over or starting. Leaves me stranded all the time. The car has power but will not turn over or start. I just don't get it. I have had this issue constantly and nothing I do seems to fix the issue. I don't have the money to continue fixing something that isn't broken...
HI I HAVE A 2OOO PONTAIC GRAND AM SE TURNS OVER FINE NO START...IT SEEMS AS SOON... AS U TURN IGNITION TO ON IT BLOWS THE 10 AMP FUSE IN FUSE BOX UNDER HOOD...IT SAYS PCM IGNITION HELP SCOTT
Have to do the the process 3 times of flipping my kill switch on and off in 11 min intervals... if by chance 3rd time's not a charm then jumping is an option with another 1-3 more 11 intervals.