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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 1997 Lesabre won't start
Being a ase mechanic for 25 years, iv'e seen many a buick v6 do this. the camshaft chain upper sprocket (the bigger one) has a magnet glued on to it. This is what the camshaft sensor reads. THEY ALWAYS COME UNGLUED, usually after 60k miles or so. Replace timing chain set will fix it.
Posted on Jun 03, 2009
SOURCE: locating VATS module under dash
It is located above th glove box you will need to take the upper dash pad off and the glove box asbly out and the module is attached to the dash reinforcement at the top of the glove box vats modules very rarely go bad it could be the ing lock cylinder ck for contanuity of the 2 wires at the bottom of the steering column in the orange insulation with the key in the lock cylinder and ohm meter across the 2 wires you should get an ohm reading then turn the lock cylinder and if the wiring goes to open the wires are broken and the lock cylinder needs to be replaced.
Posted on Mar 15, 2010
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Go to this website and it explains your VATS in detail it sounds like your VATS may have been disabled but as I am not there to see the wiring harness or if wires have been cut I can't say for sure, But go to this website http://vats.likeabigdog.com/ and it goes into great detail with instructions and photos. to answer your issue.
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Posted on Nov 17, 2010
SOURCE: where do i find the
i found mine under my glove box. Literally have to takeit off. Little black box. Green/blue wire harness. Under the glovebox, not by the feet, but more like being under the dash
Posted on Feb 17, 2011
Part of the BCM. On mine I got a new lock cylinder and put old chip key in it. Then found the wire to the old one at lower part of steering column and plugged it in . Started car with extra key I had thus by passing the removal of the old lock cylinder. Hid new cylinder with key in it under dash and secured. no more chip keys needed.
Posted on Sep 18, 2011
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