The instrument cluster also stores the vehicle's key identification code even if the battery is disconnected. The control functions are contained in the instrument cluster. After this security data sharing, these modules will not function in other vehicles. If the light does not go out, as Ren1221 posted, try another key. This information can be found in owners literature. The encoded key is larger than a traditional ignition key.
There are special diagnostic procedures outlined in the workshop manual that must be carried out if new encoded ignition keys are to be installed. If any of the components are not working correctly, the vehicle will not start. This system is known as SecuriLock® in North America, Safeguard® in the U. Jan 12, 2011 Try turning the key from off to run do not start and wait 5 seconds, to see if the theft light on the cluster goes out. Each encoded ignition key contains a permanently installed electronic device called a transponder.
Chk your key is it clean and did you unplug your pats module under the colume or is there a module behind cluster near radio and you didnt plug it in the light is on because the security system is on and you did not disable it by putting key in the swtch this should disable the system or a fuse could be burnt as well are you sure the dash is exactly the same year there could be different fetures Posted on Dec 30, 2010 normally, you just lock and unlock the door to disarm or rearm it. If you do not have another key, you will need to tow it to a dealer or repair shop that can perform the erase all keys, and program 2 new keys. The transceiver module communicates with the encoded ignition key. The key does not require batteries and should last the life of the vehicle. Passive means that it does not require any activity from the user. If it does, check the fuel pump relay and the fuse for the fuel pump, and the fuel inertia switch in the passenger side kick panel. During each vehicle start sequence, the transceiver module reads the encoded ignition key identification code and sends the data to the instrument cluster.
Each transponder contains a unique electronic identification code, with over 72 million billion combinations. . These systems may reduce the vehicle security level, and also may cause no-start issues. This module is located behind the steering column shroud and contains an antenna connected to a small electronics module. If the theft indicator stays on for an extended period of time or flashes rapidly, have the system serviced by your dealership or a qualified technician. . .
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