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Old 04-14-2013   #1
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GTA Year: 1987
GTA Engine: 350 TPI Automatic
Bypass VATS ?

Does anyone know how to bypass the VATS security system ?
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Exclamation Re: Bypass VATS ?

Yes it is very simple measure the resistence going through ur key, write it down to remember it, next u have to to find the two wire connector under the dash should be either 2 yellow wires or 2 white, cut the wires an go to radio shack an buy a package of resistors. Then match the resistors to the same number you wrote down. Next splice them together an splice them in between ur two wires u cut an then tape it up or get the burnable wire covers an ur good to go u should never get a security light stuck on again
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Old 04-15-2013   #3
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Re: Bypass VATS ?

To remove the VATs system:
Reprogram the ECM or find a PROM/CALPACK that has no VATS.
Bypass the starter relay (big green/yellow wires need to be bridged, sorry no pics, car is in storage...)
Remove VATS box, located behind dash in the center, or just above where the ECM sits.

Or you can splice a resistor pack inline with the VATS wire off the ignition (not sure of the wire colour/location sorry) if you know the resistance of the key.
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