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Vehicle Identi?cation
Vehicle Identi?cation Number (VIN)
This is the legal identi?er for your vehicle. It appears on
a plate in the front corner of the instrument panel, on
the driver?s side. You can see it if you look through the
windshield from outside your vehicle. The VIN also
appears on the Vehicle Certi?cation and Service Parts
labels and the certi?cates of title and registration.
Engine Identi?cation
The 8th character in your VIN is the engine code. This
code will help you identify your engine, speci?cations
and replacement parts.
Service Parts Identi?cation Label
You will ?nd this label on your spare tire cover. It is very
helpful if you ever need to order parts. On this label,
you will ?nd the following:
? VIN
? Model designation
? Paint information
? Production options and special equipment
Be sure that this label is not removed from the vehicle.
Electrical System
Add-On Electrical Equipment
Notice: Don?t add anything electrical to your vehicle
unless you check with your dealer ?rst. Some
electrical equipment can damage your vehicle and
the damage wouldn?t be covered by your warranty.
Some add-on electrical equipment can keep other
components from working as they should.
Your vehicle has an air bag system. Before attempting
to add anything electrical to your vehicle, see
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 1-57.
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2005 Buick ParkAvenue Owners Manual Summary of Content

Vehicle IdenticationVehicle Identication Number (VIN)This is the legal identier for your vehicle. It appears ona plate in the front corner of the instrument panel, onthe drivers side. You can see it if you look through thewindshield from outside your vehicle. The VIN alsoappears on the Vehicle Certication and Service Partslabels and the certicates of title and registration.Engine IdenticationThe 8th character in your VIN is the engine code. Thiscode will help you identify your engine, specicationsand replacement parts.Service Parts Identication LabelYou will nd this label on your spare tire cover. It is veryhelpful if you ever need to order parts. On this label,you will nd the following: VIN Model designation Paint information Production options and special equipmentBe sure that this label is not removed from the vehicle.Electrical SystemAdd-On Electrical EquipmentNotice: Dont add anything electrical to your vehicleunless you check with your dealer rst. Someelectrical equipment can damage your vehicle andthe damage wouldnt be covered by your warranty.Some add-on electrical equipment can keep othercomponents from working as they should.Your vehicle has an air bag system. Before attemptingto add anything electrical to your vehicle, seeServicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 1-57.5-91