How do you fix Anti-theft deterrent?
Exit the car with all doors closed and the windows rolled up. Also close and any rear doors such as the trunk, rear hatch and front hood. Lock the car using the drivers side lock and walk away from the car at least ten feet. Wait for fifteen minutes and unlock the door, this should reset the security system.
Why is my theft deterrent light on?
If the security or anti-theft light is flashing when you attempt to start your car, and the engine does not crank or does not start, you have an anti-theft problem. The system may not be recognizing your key or keyless entry signal, or there may be a fault in the anti-theft module, keyless entry system or wiring.
What does the anti-theft light mean?
What does it mean if the Anti-theft Light is on in the dash? The Anti-theft Light in the dash of your car should flash periodically to show that the system is engaged and active. Tip. You have to lock the doors of the car (without it running) for the alarm to engage.
Is there a fuse for the anti-theft system?
Where is the fuse for the anti theft system? It is usually located on the dashboard by the driver’s door, in front of your left knee. If you do not find an alarm fuse inside of the car, look in the fuse box under the hood on the driver’s side. Your car model may or may not have additional fuse boxes.
Where is the fuse for the anti theft system?
Where is the fuse for the anti theft system? It is usually located on the dashboard by the driver’s door, in front of your left knee. You may find the alarm fuse in this fuse box. If you do not find an alarm fuse inside of the car, look in the fuse box under the hood on the driver’s side.
Is the anti theft light supposed to stay on?
Hello. On your particular vehicle the security light staying on as the vehicle is running is an indication that the security system has failed and is disabled. It is common for a security light to come on after battery dies because the computer may lose its programming to the key.
What do you do if your anti theft light is blinking?
If nothing happens or the engine starts and dies, the security light will be flashing. Leave the key in the On position and wait ten minutes. The flashing light should go off or illuminate without flashing. When it does, turn the ignition off, wait twenty seconds, and then try to start the engine.
What does the car with the lock symbol mean?
The lock and car symbol and warning light you are seeing is saying that the anti-theft system has been activated. If the anti-theft system is stopping the vehicle from wanting to start, it may be contributing to the starting issues. The first thing you should do is try to deactivate the security system.
When does the theft system light go off?
During normal operation, the THEFT SYSTEM light will go off after the engine is started. Ln the unlikely event that the engine stalls and the THEFT SYSTEM light flashes, wait until the light stopsf lashing before trying to restart the engine. Remember to release thkee y from the START position as soon as the engine starts.
How does the service theft deterrent system work?
The VTD system prevents drive away theft by keeping the vehicle from starting. The CTD system is the vehicle alarm system which discourages unauthorized entry into the vehicle. These systems are described and diagnosed separately within this section.
What does the flashing light on the Immobilizer mean?
When you power off, light flashes. This means the immobilizer is active, but the alarm is waiting to arm. When you open any door and then close all doors and lock the car, light goes steady indicating alarm is on delayed arming. It will remain steady for 30 seconds.
When to use Telltale indicator on VTD system?
The VTD System uses the telltale as a malfunction indicator. The Content Theft Deterrent (CTD) System also contained in the BCM commands the instrument cluster to control the indicator only when the ignition switch is OFF.