1998 Oldsmobile Bravada "39 transponder chip" Questions


...39;s security chip or transponder, to the ignition's lock cylinder, and then to the car's TDM (Theft Deterrent Module). These 3 parts are in CONSTANT communication. If the key is in the ...


39;s next??? You need a new ignition lock with transponder chip and key with transponder chip. Then you need to pair them. You can either do this at a dealership, or you can disconnect the battery for


transponder has its own unique code--it's the key's 'fingerprint'. When the key is inserted into the ignition and turned, the transponder is energized and broadcasts its unique code to

transponder chip was missing. Would really like to fix the car for my customer but am not sure how to go about it, any ideas other than send it to the dealer would really be appreciated. Thanks, David

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...39;s side door lock button will not turn off). Disconnected small Red wire next to Large Black wire on positive side Terminal block and alarm is off but, of course nothing works now. Reconnect and ...

transponder and the key needs to be replaced. If you don't have a spare key, contact a locksmith and have them make you a new key. I have to warn you, transponder keys are not cheap. They can cost

...39;t start car, car will turn over key fob will lock/unlock car had to replace ignition barrel so battery has been off tight you replaced the lock barrell so you have new keys ,now inside this key is ...

...39;t start for a day or week. Right around 98 GM starting using Passlock antitheft instead of the old Vats system which had the visible chip in the key. Your system most likely has a transponder in ...

transponder chip???  I wouldn't recommending disabling the system unless its malfunctioning as cutting the keys will cost you about the same as disabling the system and you have no anti theft

39;t start or turn over at all. Only makes a humming sound When the start for 2-3 seconds and die it's mean just one thing usully , you need to check if the security light blinking and if it doe's you

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