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Unlocking the Theft-Deterrent Feature
After a Power Loss
Enter your secret code as follows; pause no more than
15 seconds between steps:
1. Turn the ignition on. LOC will appear on
the display.
2. Press MIN and 000 will appear on the display.
3. Press MIN again to make the last two digits agree
with your code.
4. Press HRS to make the ?rst one or two digits agree
with your code.
5. Press AM-FM after you have con?rmed that the
code matches the secret code you have written
down. SEC will appear on the display, indicating the
radio is now operable and secure.
If you enter the wrong code eight times, INOP will
appear on the display. You will have to wait an hour
with the ignition on before you can try again. When you
try again, you will only have three more chances,
eight tries per chance, to enter the correct code before
INOP appears.
If you lose or forget your code, contact your GM dealer.
Disabling the Theft-Deterrent Feature
Enter your secret code as follows; pause no more than
15 seconds between steps:
1. Turn the ignition on.
2. Turn the radio off.
3. Press and hold the 1 and 4 pushbuttons at the
same time until SEC appears on the display.
4. Press MIN and 000 will appear on the display.
5. Press MIN again to make the last two digits agree
with your code.
6. Press HRS to make the ?rst one or two digits agree
with your code.
7. Press AM-FM after you have con?rmed that the
code matches the secret code you have written
down. --- will appear on the display, indicating that
the radio is no longer secured.
If the code entered is incorrect, SEC will appear on the
display. The radio will remain secured until the correct
code is entered.
When battery power is removed and later applied to a
secured radio, the radio will not turn on and LOC
will appear on the display.
To unlock a secured radio see ?Unlocking the
Theft-Deterrent Feature After a Power Loss? earlier in
this section.
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2005 Buick ParkAvenue Owners Manual Summary of Content

Unlocking the Theft-Deterrent FeatureAfter a Power LossEnter your secret code as follows; pause no more than15 seconds between steps:1. Turn the ignition on. LOC will appear onthe display.2. Press MIN and 000 will appear on the display.3. Press MIN again to make the last two digits agreewith your code.4. Press HRS to make the rst one or two digits agreewith your code.5. Press AM-FM after you have conrmed that thecode matches the secret code you have writtendown. SEC will appear on the display, indicating theradio is now operable and secure.If you enter the wrong code eight times, INOP willappear on the display. You will have to wait an hourwith the ignition on before you can try again. When youtry again, you will only have three more chances,eight tries per chance, to enter the correct code beforeINOP appears.If you lose or forget your code, contact your GM dealer.Disabling the Theft-Deterrent FeatureEnter your secret code as follows; pause no more than15 seconds between steps:1. Turn the ignition on.2. Turn the radio off.3. Press and hold the 1 and 4 pushbuttons at thesame time until SEC appears on the display.4. Press MIN and 000 will appear on the display.5. Press MIN again to make the last two digits agreewith your code.6. Press HRS to make the rst one or two digits agreewith your code.7. Press AM-FM after you have conrmed that thecode matches the secret code you have writtendown. --- will appear on the display, indicating thatthe radio is no longer secured.If the code entered is incorrect, SEC will appear on thedisplay. The radio will remain secured until the correctcode is entered.When battery power is removed and later applied to asecured radio, the radio will not turn on and LOCwill appear on the display.To unlock a secured radio see Unlocking theTheft-Deterrent Feature After a Power Loss earlier inthis section.3-71