Is there a message on the info center stating theft system problem? Check for the presence of a signal at the starter solenoid 'S' terminal(purple wire). If there is no start signal, it would be safe to presume the ignition cylinder may be faulty. You would have to remove the lower i/p insulator under the drivers side, to access the wiring for the ignition cylinder, it is most commonly two very small wires in an orange conduit. With it disconnected, check the resistance across the two wires with the key in the ignition, and rotated to all positions. You should have a resistance value, somewhere around 1000 ohms(it may vary), and it should be the same in all positions. If it goes higher, or open circuit, you have a fault in the cylinder which is usually broken wires up in the column.
Thursday, June 16th, 2011 AT 2:03 AM