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What to do if I used to trunk key to try to start my 1997 Buick Skylark

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  • Adam Truesdale Jan 12, 2019

    And what happened. You break the key in the ignition. Cant help with little to no information. I dont read a problem. Just a what if. The key would not fit so should not start

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It won’t work. This days cars got immobilizer build into your ignition key. Either you find original key or order one for you car model but still only service can make it work

Posted on Jan 12, 2019

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SOURCE: location of turn signal flasher for 1997 Buick skylark

the flasher is behind the dash where the steering column goes. It's hard to get at and harder to remove. They just can't make these things easy, can they?

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

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SOURCE: 1997 buick skylark wont start

Does it crank and not start or not even crank. You could have a bad starter. I would test the battery first. When it won't start try to jump start it. If it jump starts it's probably the battery. If it won't jump start it's probably the starter.

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SOURCE: 1997 buick skylark theft system .

Hi....
Is common to see this problem with the theft system on chevys.
On your case I can figure out that the Computer is lossing the Pass code.
But this is due to a Bad pass lock sensor . The pass lock sensor is integrated in the Ignition lock cylinder.
The car will start After about 15 minutes. with the key In On position.
Because is about the time that the computer take to learn the Pass lock code. Exactly 11 min.

I recomend get the ignition lock cylinder checked for any inconssistence on the hardware.
The key some times bent. Or the small wires around the Lock cylinder damaged.
If everything is OK.. You will need to replace the Ignition lock cylinder , Before any control module...


Ok.. I hope this help on your problem.
Thank you for use fixya...

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: WATER LEAK

its the heater core,
you must pull it out and either replace it or replacethe plastic hose going too it with a reg hearter hose!!!!

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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SOURCE: replacement of heatercore

I believe you have to dissassemble the lower part of the hvac unit under the dash to gain access to the heater core, then disconnect the hoses at the firewall and remove the heater core.

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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