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1991 buick Lesabre,ignition switch key will not turn to off posit

1991 buick Lesabre,ignition switch key will not turn to the off position

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    Key wont turn when I got out of work 5000 miles on Buick encore

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Spray the beejesuz out of the inside of the tumbler/keyhole with WD40...replace the key and try again...Otherwise an ignition assmbly might be available through a junkyard?
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Key will not turn in the ignition

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Will the motor from a 1991 buick lesabre drop into a 1991 buick skylark with no problems


You will run into an issue from the VATS antitheft system of the LeSabre, not working with the key/ignition of the Skylark

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Dec 31, 2013 | 1991 Buick LeSabre

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Buick service light 1991-01


LeSabre,
Park Avenue


2000-01

Turn the ignition to ON. Press the GAUGE INFO button on the driver information center (DIC) switch to view OIL LIFE INDEX. Press and hold the RESET button on the DIC until the display reads OIL LIFE INDEX 100% NORMAL. The engine oil life monitor is now reset. Turn the ignition OFF.



Park Avenue


1997-99

When "OIL LIFE INDEX CHANGE OIL" appears in the Driver Information Center, press and hold the "RESET" button while the oil life index is being displayed. After 5 seconds, the oil life will change to 100%



Le Sabre,
Park Avenue


1995-99
1995-96

When "CHANGE OIL SOON" light is illuminated, access the reset button in the glove box. With the engine off and the ignition switch in the run position, press and hold the button for at least 5 seconds. The light will flash four times and then go out.



Century,
Regal,
Roadmaster


1997-01,
1996-01,
1995-96.

To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position with the engine off. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal three times within 5 seconds. The light will flash twice and go out.



Roadmaster


1994

To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position with the engine off. Access the reset button on the end of the instrument panel by the fuse block. Press the switch and hold it for at least 5 seconds.



Le Sabre,
Park Avenue


1992-94,
1991-94

When "CHANGE OIL SOON" light is illuminated, find the hole in the underside of the dash on the passenger side near the door. Insert a blunt instrument into the hole and press the switch. The light will flash four times when the system is reset.











on Dec 07, 2009 | Buick LeSabre Cars & Trucks

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My 1988 Buick LeSabre runs great ! Now the key will not turn off. The key is in the on position. I removed the battery cable to turn the car off. now how do I fix the ignition?


You need to replace the ignition tumbler, which is the piece the key goes in. You have to remove the steering wheel, lock plate, turn signal switch, and the key in buzzer contact. This contact piece will be very difficult to remove because the key actually gets in the way internally. This piece is a yellowish square plastic piece with two copper contact straps protruding from it. Beneath this piece is a t20 torx screw/pin. Remove this screw/pin and the tumbler slides right out. Install in reverse order.

Aug 18, 2011 | Buick LeSabre Cars & Trucks

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Ignition switch would start but would not lock into position (RUN) and would shut off and then ignition completely locked down and will not move


The ignition key cylinder in a Buick unlocks the ignition and allows the Buick's engine to start. The cylinder contains a switch on the end of it (inside the cylinder) that sends an electric signal to the starter motor. When the ignition key cylinder fails, the Buick won't start. When this happens, you'll need a new ignition cylinder. Purchase replacement cylinders from Buick.
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
Things You'll Need:

  • Ignition key
  • Punch pin
  • Cross-point screwdriver
  1. 1 Remove the screws on the bottom of the steering column on your Buick. These screws hold the steering column cover on. You may need to tilt the steering wheel to its highest position to access these screws.
  2. 2 Turn the ignition key to the "II" position in the ignition cylinder.
  3. 3 Slide the punch pin into the access slot on the bottom of the ignition cylinder.
  4. 4 Push the pin all the way into the access slot while you pull the ignition cylinder out of the steering column.
  5. 5 Insert the new ignition cylinder into the steering column with the key in the "II" position on the cylinder.
  6. 6 Push the cylinder into the column until it "clicks," indicating that it is locked into the column.
  7. 7 Turn the ignition key to the "Off" position.

Dec 15, 2010 | 1995 Buick Riviera

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When I turn the key to the start position, no power goes to the starter. If I wait a minute or two and try again, it starts. Weeks will go by before it happen again. It is becoming more frequent. The last...


Hi I have a 1985 Buick Lesaber. I turn the key and get nothing a few times. Than I turn the key and the dash lights up and it starts. What do you think? Starter? Battery?

Jul 08, 2010 | 1995 Buick LeSabre

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93 buick lesaber


pull steering wheel,you need a tool to compress the spring behind the steering wheel lock mechanism(round plate with holes on edges) there is a bolt/pin that locks the tumbler in. the key may have to be turned to the on position to release it. (Be Patient)

May 24, 2010 | 1993 Buick LeSabre

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94 BUICK LESABRE RADIO WIRING


1994 Buick Lesabre Car Stereo Radio Wiring Diagram
Car Radio Constant 12V+ Wire: Orange
Car Radio Ignition Switched 12V+ Wire: Yellow
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Stereo Radio Illumination Wire: Gray
Stereo Radio Dimmer Wire: Brown
Stereo Radio Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Stereo Radio Amplifier Trigger Wire: N/A
Front Speakers Size: 4′ x 6′
Front Speakers Location: Doors
Left Front Speaker Wire (+): Tan
Left Front Speaker Wire (-): Gray
Right Front Speaker Wire (+): Light Green
Right Front Speaker Wire (-): Dark Green
Rear Speakers Size: 6′ x 9′
Rear Speakers Location: Rear Deck
Left Rear Speaker Wire (+): Brown
Left Rear Speaker Wire (-): Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Wire (+): Dark Blue
Right Rear Speaker Wire (-): Light Blue

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May 15, 2010 | 1994 Buick LeSabre

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Has truble starting and staying started


Sounds like a bad ignition switch. Not the lock cylinder, but the electrical switch.

Jun 30, 2009 | 1983 Buick LeSabre

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1999 Buick regal Security light on. Won't start.


I had the same problem with my 95 Lesabre. The owners manual says to take the key out, and wait 3 minutes(until the light goes off). It should fire right up.

Feb 19, 2009 | 1995 Buick LeSabre

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