THE CAR SECURITY LIGHT CAME ON AND NOW STAYS ON BUT I DON'T HAVE A SECURITY SYSTEM.

  • Tiny
  • Rc9896
  • 1997 BUICK CENTURY
  • 125,500 MILES

It just popped on when I started the car. The car ran fine. I turned it off and on about 4x and it started each time fine.

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Sunday, June 10th, 2012 AT 3:04 AM

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  • Tiny
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You have a factory security system I posted a description of how it works.

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Sunday, June 10th, 2012 AT 3:26 AM
  • Tiny
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Thank you. What do I need to do now? Purchase another key? My spare key that I've never used since I got the car 5 years ago didn't help. The light was still on. Am I not going to be able to start my car eventually?

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Sunday, June 10th, 2012 AT 3:37 AM
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The most common reason is the wire going to the ignition cylinder breaking.

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Sunday, June 10th, 2012 AT 4:10 AM
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I posted trouble shooting for your issue let me know what you find.

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Sunday, June 10th, 2012 AT 4:17 AM

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