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Buick Rendezvous: Replaced battery in 2005 Buick Rendevous

Customer Question

Replaced battery in 2005 Buick Rendevous after it had not been started in 8 months.It will not restart. Computer needs reset? How do I do this? It is in theft mode. Help!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  FIXITMAN replied 1 year ago.
Hello, my name is Bobby. Can you tell me what it is doing when you try starting it?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Lights come on but it does not turn over.
Expert:  FIXITMAN replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. Is the security light on when you try cranking the engine?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do you think everything has to synchronize and it takes a while to do?
Expert:  FIXITMAN replied 1 year ago.
Yes, all of the computer need to communicate and if it has not been turned on in a while this can happen. I would also try resetting the security system. Turn the key on to the run position and leave it there for 10 minutes. Then turn the key off and back to run for 10 more. Then do this a third time. After the third time see if it will start. Also make sure that the vehicle is fully in park.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Security light and battery light are intermittent when the key is on.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you.
Expert:  FIXITMAN replied 1 year ago.
Let me know what happens when you try what I mentioned and we can continue if needed.

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