Will not unlock, Will not start, please help. Ignition switch, Security Issue?

Tiny
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  • 2003 BUICK CENTURY
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The car will no longer unlock with the unlock keys and the two keys that were given that are actual keys when inserted will not work. Also, when we were able to enter the vehicle, we couldnt start the car, im thinking its a security issue or ignition issue/starter. Please help.
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Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 AT 5:22 PM

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Tiny
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Have the anti theft system checked-also check for a blown fuse
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Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 AT 5:31 PM
Tiny
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We've checked all of the fuses, but we are unable to even get into the car is there any way to check underneath the hood for the anti theft or maybe even disable it?
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Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 AT 5:35 PM
Tiny
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If you can get underneath the hood-check the battery available voltage could be low not supplying enough power to activate the anti theft system-If it continue-you gonna need the dealership
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Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 AT 5:46 PM
Tiny
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Well it as been broken down for quite some time now, the battery should be okay, if that IS the issue, is there any way to temporarily disable the anti theft system? We also cannot get underneath the hood to check due to it being locked im nearly positive. Tricky situation I know.
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Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 AT 5:48 PM
Tiny
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I'm sorry there's nothing else we can do for you here-Seek dealership advice or a mobile locksmith
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Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 AT 5:51 PM
Tiny
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Spray wd40 in the key cyls. Name thecyls your having problems spray them down. Then push and pull the key in and out of the cyl. Rapidly. Sometimes tumbers get stuck.
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Thursday, April 26th, 2012 AT 8:08 PM
Tiny
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The wd40 didnt work, I even tried a coat hanger and I couldnt nudge it.
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Monday, April 30th, 2012 AT 5:42 PM
Tiny
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I would charge the battery and try but I cant even get into a car. There has to be a way to get into it.
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Monday, April 30th, 2012 AT 5:42 PM
Tiny
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Ill need to know which cylinders are inop.
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Monday, April 30th, 2012 AT 6:04 PM
Tiny
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Its not the cylinders, the buick has one key slot on the driver side door. The automatic locks on my keychain will not work. All doors are locked. The keys that were given do not work on the physical lock. There has to be something
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Monday, April 30th, 2012 AT 6:10 PM
Tiny
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I heard the root problem could be anything from a fuse to a short in the wires.
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Monday, April 30th, 2012 AT 6:12 PM
Tiny
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6 cylinders though lol
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Monday, April 30th, 2012 AT 6:14 PM
Tiny
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Are u sure the remote batterys are good?
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Monday, April 30th, 2012 AT 6:20 PM
Tiny
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Well I cant even open up the remote batters without like busting it apart? Im not very sure.
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Monday, April 30th, 2012 AT 6:25 PM
Tiny
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Call the dealer parts and see if they sell replacement ones
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Monday, April 30th, 2012 AT 6:44 PM
Tiny
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I got the car opened, checked the fuses, and replaces the battery, the car just will not crank, could it be the ignition switch? Or the park/neutral switch
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Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 AT 10:16 PM

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