2005 Buick ParkAvenue Owners Manual PDF | Page 68

Your vehicle has a two keys. One key is the master and
the other is a valet key.
The master key is used for
the ignition, as well as the
driver?s door lock, trunk
and glove box.
The VALET key is used for
the ignition and the driver?s
door only. It will not
open the trunk or glove
box. This is a
theft-deterrent feature. The
VALET key should
always be used when valet
parking your vehicle.
Your vehicle has the PASS-Key
III vehicle theft
system. Both the master and VALET key have a
transponder in the key head that matches a decoder in
the vehicle?s steering column. If a replacement key
or any additional key is needed, you must purchase this
key from your dealer. The key will have PK3 stamped
on it. Keep the bar code tag that came with the original
keys. Give this tag to your dealer if you need a new
key made.
Any new PASS-Key
III key must be programmed
before it will start your vehicle. See PASS-Key
III
Operation on page 2-20 for more information on
programming your new key.
Notice: If you ever lock your keys in your vehicle,
you may have to damage the vehicle to get in.
Be sure you have spare keys.
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Summary of Content

Your vehicle has a two keys. One key is the master andthe other is a valet key.The master key is used forthe ignition, as well as thedrivers door lock, trunkand glove box.The VALET key is used forthe ignition and the driversdoor only. It will notopen the trunk or glovebox. This is atheft-deterrent feature. TheVALET key shouldalways be used when valetparking your vehicle.Your vehicle has the PASS-KeyIII vehicle theftsystem. Both the master and VALET key have atransponder in the key head that matches a decoder inthe vehicles steering column. If a replacement keyor any additional key is needed, you must purchase thiskey from your dealer. The key will have PK3 stampedon it. Keep the bar code tag that came with the originalkeys. Give this tag to your dealer if you need a newkey made.Any new PASS-KeyIII key must be programmedbefore it will start your vehicle. See PASS-KeyIIIOperation on page 2-20 for more information onprogramming your new key.Notice: If you ever lock your keys in your vehicle,you may have to damage the vehicle to get in.Be sure you have spare keys.2-4