I sent my 98 Lumina to the frame shop and when I picked it up the radio said
Loc it was working before I dropped it off.
how do I get it working again?
new question I also locked my keys in the car when running & it was the only
set I had I ened up braking the rear side glass. that was a mistake becuase
it's alot easyer for me to replace the larger front passager window. Duh!
What a bad day. anyway it's a chipped key can these be programed without the
dealer? they want big $$$ here.
You have the key with the resistor pellet, no. All you need to do is
measure the resistance, obtain the key with the proper pellet, then cut it
for your ignition cylinder. I don't know, however, if PK2 keys are available
Have you owned the car since new? The radio goes into Lock mode if the
battery has been disconnected, and a 3 digit code has been entered into it
at some point in it's life. If you don't know the code, your best bet is
probably the dealer. They can 'find' the code for you.
You don't program the key to your car. You have to purchase a key with the
same resistor value as the one you already have. As Kevin said, you can
measure it yourself, and I have seen the keys on Ebay for a few bucks. You
buy the correct key, and then take it to a lock-smith to have it cut,
matching your existing key.
You can get a key with the correct resistor at your local hardware. It's
about $25 at the one near me (seems a little high).
As for the radio, do the following:
Press and hold presets 2 & 3 for about 10 seconds until the first 3
digits of the code are displayed.
Press the AM/FM button for the next 3 digits.
Email me those 6 numbers in that order.
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