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Old 06-09-2009, 04:41 PM   #1
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Hello, I had problems with my car not starting some time back. It was recomended I bypass the VATS key with resistors. This worked great for about 6 months. Now I'm back to waiting in parking lots till the SECURITY light goes out. Sometimes it takes several tries (10 minutes or more). I am having about 50% chance of getting in my car and it starting, so I think my bypass is still working ok. The SECURITY light does come on frequently while driving. I understand there is a VATS module. Could this be the problem? Where is it and is it difficult to replace. Will I need to reprogram anything? Can I use one from a junkyard?
Any help is appreciated. Im about to go and buy a new car...but nothing feels as comfortable as my 97 Bonny.
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Check the resisters you installed first and see if something has changed. Check the connections and make sure they are good.
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All the bypass wiring checks out...has anyone ever had to change out thier VATS module?
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Of all the cars on here, I don't recall ever hearing of someone needing to do that. Does sound like you might have a flakey connection somewhere. Did you solder the wiring?
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