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I purchased a Buick park avenue 1997 december 1st of this year....last monday(the 10th) my car went into a security lock out mode.....over the last week ive done multiple things and still my car wont start or even turn over....im at a loss of options and in dire need of advice?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

Somewhat? nothing that was alarming but it does have a tade bit of biuld up

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Park Avenue yourself? What have you tried so far?

I have a mechanic...he's tryed jump starting the starter, changing/checking all fuses, reprograming the systme system

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The car itself runs fine....other than that nope

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Buick Mechanic: Gary, Buick Technician replied 8 months ago
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Buick Mechanic: Gary, Buick Technician replied 8 months ago

the ignition key has a chip in it ?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
alright
Buick Mechanic: Gary, Buick Technician replied 8 months ago

does it ?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
no ill be fine on the phone call just need the info with all do respect
Buick Mechanic: Gary, Buick Technician replied 8 months ago

again i will ask...does the key have a chip in it ?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
sorry about that,no it doesnt, when i purchased the car i was given one key that has "pk3" engraved at the top of it
Buick Mechanic: Gary, Buick Technician replied 8 months ago

ok and as it being in theft lock will it physically crank over and not fire up or not physically crank over ?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
it does absolutely nothing, not even a clicking noise
Buick Mechanic: Gary, Buick Technician replied 8 months ago

and jumping the starter it will just crank over and not fire up with the key ON ?

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Buick Mechanic: Gary, Buick Technician replied 8 months ago

ok then this issue is the theft locking it down

the issue is going to be the key and lock cylinder assembly or a bad PCM

if you try this will it run ?

To "learn" the new PASS-Key (R) III key use the following procedure:
1. Insert a valid mechanical cut key and rotate it to "RUN."
2. The "SECURITY" telltale will remain on solid for the length of the auto-learn timer (10 minutes).
3. When the auto-timer expires, the telltale will turn off.
4. Once the telltale turns off, remove the key.
5. Repeat Steps 1-5 two more times (total of 30 minutes).
6. Insert the newly learned key into ignition cylinder and turn to "RUN." The "SECURITY" telltale should remain off indicating the new key has been learned.
7. Any additional keys (up to a maximum of 10) can be learned using the "Learning PASS-Key (R) III Ignition Keys (Quick Learn)"

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