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johnnyrod

johnnyrod 2/13/2012

2001 Buick LeSabre Limited 6 Cyl 3.80L

Engine

vehicle wont start even by jump starting

wont start, turn the key on lights comes on on the dash, tried to start the vehicle, lights goes out on the dash. does this vehicle has a transpondent key?

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HouseCallAuto

HouseCallAuto 2/13/2012

Is there any noise at all coming from the starter when you try to crank it, even a loud click? Yes this vehicle has a transponder key. There will be a code PK3 stamped into the shank of the key to confirm that. However, if the security system is the cause of the no crank, then the SECURITY lamp would be illuminated or flashing while trying to start the engine. The light should illuminate for two seconds when the key is turned to "on" and then should go out and stay out, even while cranking.

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