95 3.4 security light always on - Team Camaro Tech
Team Camaro Tech join team camaro
  



Registered users (free) do not see these large ads

Fourth Generation 1993-2002


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Display Modes
Old Aug 17th, 08, 04:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 4
95 3.4 security light always on

I have a '95 camaro 3.4 v6. the securty light is always on and i don't know why. the starts and runs fine bu the light is always on. any help would be great.

thanks
rmancl is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old Aug 17th, 08, 06:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 1998
Location: Waldorf Md. USA
Posts: 3,288
Re: 95 3.4 security light always on

Robbie,
When you say it is "always" on, do you mean "always" or just when the ignition is on and the engine is running ? Is the light on solid or flashing ?

A loose connection at the ignition switch, or a bad switch, can let the BCM know that the correct key is in the ignition, but will make the light blink during run. The only way to know is to hook up an ohm meter and check the vats resistance throughout the entire movement of the key. It should stay the same. If it changes as you move the key, you have found the problem.
__________________
Bill Koustenis
Owner
Advanced Automotive Machine
Waldorf Md
1971 Chevelle "Heavy Chevy" original owner


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
BillK is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old Aug 17th, 08, 06:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 4
Re: 95 3.4 security light always on

its on when the key is in the on position and when the engine is running, the light stays on solid. I have been considering bypassing the VATS, is there an easy place to get to the wires so i can wire in a resistor?

If I bypass the VATS will the light go out?
rmancl is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old Sep 2nd, 08, 08:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 4
Re: 95 3.4 security light always on

any ideas?
rmancl is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old Sep 3rd, 08, 04:17 AM   #5 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
Everett#2390's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Va Beach VA
Posts: 31,718
Garage
Re: 95 3.4 security light always on

Yes, you can do a Google search to find a couple ways to bypass/satisfy VATS. But in doing so will not allow VATS to do its job of anti-theft.
__________________
Give a man a rescued dog for the health of both their souls. May 2017 ROTM Winner - Thank you!
'
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
CUBS - 2016 World Series Champions - Thank you, Joe Madden … enjoy your next chapter.
Everett#2390 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old Sep 3rd, 08, 03:32 PM   #6 (permalink)
Senior Tech
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Posts: 100
Re: 95 3.4 security light always on

I'll bet one of the 2 small VATS orange and white wires coming from the ignition key cylinder is cut. It will still run if the failure occured when using the 'correct' key. But if you lost battery power you'd be S.O.L. Unfortuntaly you have to pull the steering wheel, air bag and some of the guts to fix it. It's not bad but it's time consuming.
__________________
1999 Lingenfelter H.O.S.S.
1969 Rally Grenn SS Camaro project (sold)

RIP John Lingenfelter
(Oct. 6, 1945 - Dec. 25, 2003)
tall guy is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old Sep 3rd, 08, 09:21 PM   #7 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 4
Re: 95 3.4 security light always on

actually i have had the battery removed several times. I have had this light on when the car is running ever since i got the car about a year ago. doesn't seem to cause any problems that i can tell though.
rmancl is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply
Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Team Camaro Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address.
NOTE we receive a lot of registrations with bad email addresses. IF you do not receive your confirmation email you will not be able to post. contact support and we will try and help.
Be sure you enter a valid email address and check your spam folder as well.

Email Address:
Location
Location
First Name
Rather than just Hot69, gotta real name?

Log-in


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


» Recent Discussions
Rear tires rubbing!
Today 09:13 AM
Last post by Old Dad's 67
Today 09:58 AM
1 Replies, 25 Views
Howdy!
Yesterday 12:31 AM
by LeeH
Last post by Everett#2390
Today 09:24 AM
7 Replies, 114 Views
Hey hey
Nov 16th, 19 11:01 PM
by Dash808
Last post by Everett#2390
Today 09:22 AM
7 Replies, 140 Views
new 1969 camaro owner
Yesterday 11:39 PM
Last post by Everett#2390
Today 09:15 AM
5 Replies, 92 Views
ZL1 #59 Coming to B-J,...
Nov 16th, 19 03:39 PM
Last post by SoCal805
Today 08:43 AM
6 Replies, 263 Views
Who's got the H.P....
Nov 12th, 19 09:17 PM
Last post by stevo camaro
Today 07:47 AM
6 Replies, 272 Views
Mallory unilite dist
Nov 12th, 19 06:20 PM
Last post by stevo camaro
Today 07:42 AM
23 Replies, 391 Views
How to get brake pin...
Nov 16th, 19 11:03 AM
Last post by parkbrau
Today 07:27 AM
4 Replies, 202 Views
Daytona Turkey Run 2019...
Today 06:22 AM
Last post by 1969DZ302
Today 06:22 AM
0 Replies, 22 Views
Tuxedo lift
Nov 15th, 19 07:46 AM
by bills69
Last post by bob15
Today 05:17 AM
4 Replies, 177 Views
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:01 AM.



Camaros.net - © 2009 AutoForums.com
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.