I agree with Paul, it sounds like the theft deterrent system. I know our breed of cars are alot different than others but, I looked at a Mitsu Eclipse before I came to my senses and the theft light was on and I'm pretty sure it had been stolen. The lady said it wouldn't start and if it did start it would'nt run.
I know this is a typical ? but has it been tampered with in any way??.
Run a scan on it and see which sensor is tripped.
Hope this helps,
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