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My 99 Century Buick wont start

I have a 99 Century Buick and when I try to start it, It wont start my battery is good. I changed the starter thinking that it was the starter and still, Ive got nothing. I believe that it could be a security problem. Because I use to have that problem a long time ago. I would have to wait a couple of minutes and then it will start. All the lights still work on the dash board. Can anybody help me with this issue.

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  • elias aviles Apr 10, 2009

    the same thing happens to me as well. but not every does it out of no where . i also believe that its a security problem. when your car does that does the security light keep blinking ? mine does and stops right when its about to start again. someone here suggested that it could be bad contacts in the cylinder but i bypassed the resistor when i installed my remote start system. it even does it with my remote start.



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This vehicle uses a passlock security system that uses a coded key. Since this requires a Tech 2 scanner to program, this maybe a concern to have your local Buick (or GM) dealer look at. The symptom you are explaining,sounds like the passlock system has been activated. If you have another key for this vehicle, you may want to try it before calling the dealer.Good Luck

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