Q: 2001 chevy cavalier doesn't turn on.Changed starter and ignition switch. Alternator is good and battery is good. Any ideas why it

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Car doesn't turn on. Replaces starter and ignition switch. Alternator is good and battery is good. When I try to turn on the car the anti theft light turns on. Would that be the problem? If so how can I fix it? If not what could be some other reasons and solutions?

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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