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#1 of 16 replacment key
Jun 08, 2008 (8:08 am)
i had lost my car key to my ignition and i was woundering if the buick dealership can order me a new key that works for a 1992 buick park ave? the key has to have the chip on it for the secerity system.
#2 of 16 1992 buick park ave
Jun 09, 2008 (6:45 pm)
Can someone tell me where to locate the security alarm system???
#3 of 16 Re: 1992 buick park ave [essie32]
Jun 09, 2008 (6:58 pm)
I'm not sure what you are meaning. Are you wanting to bypass the VATS system? This is the security system that reads the key chip resistance and makes sure it's the right amount to match whichever one of 15 choices the car is set to need.
Do you have a key that works? You will need it to read the resistance to know which key will need to be cut to match the cylinder.
#4 of 16 Possibly Pass Key III issue?
Aug 21, 2008 (3:45 am)
#5 of 16 Possibly Pass Key III issue?
Aug 21, 2008 (3:45 am)
I am a proud owner of a 2001 Buick Park Ave (Std., not Ultra}
My fuel gage was pegged so I installed a different speedometer/gage assembly from a 2003 P.A., salvage yard purchase. At this time I also changed the factory radio to a factory radio that has a C.D. player. It appears that the fuel gage and radio function just fine. The problem is that now when I turn the ignition to on, all of the system check light activate, but when I turn the key to start all the display goes out and there is no attempt to start the car. Next I walked the original fuel gage counter-clockwise back to empty and reinstalled the original speedometer cluster. The same symptoms exist, but the fuel gage works. Is there an issue with the Pass key III security system? Please share any thoughts! Thanks, Dave
#6 of 16 Keys Ford Escape 2005
Jun 01, 2009 (11:29 am)
Can someone tell me if a replacement can be made ( using the VIN) without taking the vehicle to a dealer?
#7 of 16 Re: Possibly Pass Key III issue? [autoz]
Jun 02, 2009 (7:01 am)
>At this time I also changed the factory radio to a factory radio that has a C.D. player.
I believe the radio is part of the car's security system. I suspect taking it out affected that operation.
Put the original radio back in.
If you change the radio I'll bet it will require a dealer to reset the system. At least it will take someone with
Tech II to do that.
#8 of 16 Garage door opener.
Jun 08, 2009 (6:11 pm)
1997 Buick park avenue i just bought has no owners manual. How do you program it. Thanks, Tom.
#9 of 16 Re: Garage door opener. [tommc2]
Jun 08, 2009 (6:32 pm)
Homelink.com has instructions.
You hold the two outside buttons for 20 seconds up to 30 seconds till the red light blinks to clear the settings in all three from the previous owner.
Then you hold your transmitter next to the unit and press the button on the unit and the button on the transmitter. Hold till the light blinks fast.
#10 of 16 Buick garage door opener.
Jun 13, 2009 (11:36 am)
I just bought a 1977 buick park avenue that has a garage door opener feature overhead. I do not have the owners manual to program it. Please help. Thanks, Tom.