A weird thing. After replacing entire dash instrumentation panel (old one which went dead on the guages), and doing a head gasket job, new motor mounts, new radiator, new battery, new water pump the Pontiac runs like a champ, starts like a charm, has great power, runs like new. Except for one thing: If you turn it off after your journey and wait about 15 min, it will NOT start! Just clicks. It will start if you turn it off, then back on right then and there, but not if you wait the 15 min. The next morning, it will start again! Starter sounds good. Engine light is now on, also. Won't go off.
One mechanic ran tests, no luck. Another said something to do with the anti theft system. My key does NOT have a FOB- never had one but I bought the car used. Manual says it has anti-theft system on some models.
have the same problem?
Saturday, February 28th, 2009 AT 10:02 PM