2005 Buick ParkAvenue Owners Manual PDF | Page 184

Theft-Deterrent Feature
THEFTLOCK
is designed to discourage theft of your
vehicle?s radio. It works by using a secret code to
disable all radio functions whenever battery power
is interrupted.
If THEFTLOCK
is active, the THEFTLOCK
indicator
will ?ash when the ignition is off.
The THEFTLOCK
feature for the radio may be used or
ignored. If ignored, the radio plays normally and the
radio is not protected by the feature. If THEFTLOCK
is
activated, the radio will not operate if stolen.
When THEFTLOCK
is activated, LOC will appear on
the radio display to indicate a locked condition anytime
battery power has been interrupted. If the battery
loses power for any reason, you must unlock the radio
with the secret code before it will operate.
Activating the Theft-Deterrent Feature
The instructions which follow explain how to enter
your secret code to activate the THEFTLOCK
system. Read through all nine steps before starting
the procedure.
If you allow more than 15 seconds to elapse between
any steps, the radio automatically reverts to time
and you must start the procedure over at Step 4.
1. Write down any three or four-digit number from
000 to 1999 and keep it in a safe place separate
from the vehicle.
2. Turn the ignition on.
3. Turn the radio off.
4. Press the 1 and 4 pushbuttons at the same time.
Hold them down until --- appears on the display.
Next you will use the secret code number which you
have written down.
5. Press MIN and 000 will appear on the display.
6. Press MIN again to make the last two digits agree
with your code.
7. Press HRS to make the ?rst one or two digits agree
with your code.
8. Press AM-FM after you have con?rmed that the
code matches the secret code you have written
down. REP will appear on the display to indicate
that Steps 5 through 7 need to be repeated to
con?rm your secret code.
9. Press AM-FM again, SEC will appear on the display
to indicate that the radio is secure.
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Summary of Content

Theft-Deterrent FeatureTHEFTLOCKis designed to discourage theft of yourvehicles radio. It works by using a secret code todisable all radio functions whenever battery poweris interrupted.If THEFTLOCKis active, the THEFTLOCKindicatorwill ash when the ignition is off.The THEFTLOCKfeature for the radio may be used orignored. If ignored, the radio plays normally and theradio is not protected by the feature. If THEFTLOCKisactivated, the radio will not operate if stolen.When THEFTLOCKis activated, LOC will appear onthe radio display to indicate a locked condition anytimebattery power has been interrupted. If the batteryloses power for any reason, you must unlock the radiowith the secret code before it will operate.Activating the Theft-Deterrent FeatureThe instructions which follow explain how to enteryour secret code to activate the THEFTLOCKsystem. Read through all nine steps before startingthe procedure.If you allow more than 15 seconds to elapse betweenany steps, the radio automatically reverts to timeand you must start the procedure over at Step 4.1. Write down any three or four-digit number from000 to 1999 and keep it in a safe place separatefrom the vehicle.2. Turn the ignition on.3. Turn the radio off.4. Press the 1 and 4 pushbuttons at the same time.Hold them down until --- appears on the display.Next you will use the secret code number which youhave written down.5. Press MIN and 000 will appear on the display.6. Press MIN again to make the last two digits agreewith your code.7. Press HRS to make the rst one or two digits agreewith your code.8. Press AM-FM after you have conrmed that thecode matches the secret code you have writtendown. REP will appear on the display to indicatethat Steps 5 through 7 need to be repeated toconrm your secret code.9. Press AM-FM again, SEC will appear on the displayto indicate that the radio is secure.3-70