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Buick Enclave: Anti-theft Alarm System. Immobilizer. Immobilizer Operation

Buick Enclave 2008-2017 Owners Manual / Keys, Doors, and Windows / Vehicle Security / Anti-theft Alarm System. Immobilizer. Immobilizer Operation

Anti-theft Alarm System

On vehicles with an anti-theft alarm system, to activate the system:

► Press (RKE) transmitter or the power door lock switch when any door is open. on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter or the power door lock switch when any door is open.

The security light flashes.

The security light flashes.

When the door is closed, the security light stops flashing and stays on solid for approximately 30 seconds.

The content theft-deterrent alarm is not armed until the security light goes off.

If the delayed locking feature is active, the alarm is not activated until all doors are closed and the security light goes off.

► Press The security light comes on solid for approximately 30 seconds and then goes off. when the driver door is closed. The security light comes on solid for approximately 30 seconds and then goes off.

The content theft-deterrent alarm is not armed until the security light goes off.

The theft-deterrent system will not activate if the doors are locked with the vehicle's key or the manual door lock.

If a locked door is opened without using the RKE transmitter, a 10-second pre-alarm occurs.

The horn chirps and the lights flash.

If the key is not placed in the ignition and turned to START or the door is not unlocked by pressing pre-alarm, the alarm goes off. during the 10-second pre-alarm, the alarm goes off.

The headlamps flash and the horn sounds for about 30 seconds, then turns off to save the battery power.

The vehicle can be started with the correct ignition key if the alarm has been set off.

To avoid setting off the alarm by accident:

► Lock the vehicle with the door key after the doors are closed.

► Unlock the door with the RKE transmitter. Unlocking a door any other way sets off the alarm if the system has been armed.

Press and turn it to START to turn off the alarm. or place the key in the ignition and turn it to START to turn off the alarm.

Testing the Alarm

To test the alarm:

1. From inside the vehicle, lower the driver side window, and open the driver door.

2. Press 3. Get out of the vehicle, close the door, and wait for the security light to go.
3. Get out of the vehicle, close the door, and wait for the security light to go out.
4. Reach in through the window, unlock the door with the manual door lock, and open the door.

This should set off the alarm.

If the alarm does not sound when it should, but the headlamps flash, check to see if the horn works.

The horn fuse may be blown.

To replace the fuse, see Fuses and Circuit Breakers .

If the alarm does not sound or the headlamps do not flash, see your dealer for service.

Immobilizer

See Radio Frequency Statement  for information regarding Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules and Industry Canada Standards RSS-GEN/210/220/310.

Immobilizer Operation

This vehicle has PASS-Key® III+ (Personalized Automotive Security System) theft-deterrent system.

PASS-Key III+ is a passive theft-deterrent system.

The system is automatically armed when the key is removed from the ignition.

The system is automatically disarmed when the key is turned to ON/RUN, ACC/ACCESSORY, or START from the LOCK/OFF position.

You do not have to manually arm or disarm the system.

The security light comes on if there is a problem with arming or disarming the theft-deterrent system.

When the PASS-Key III+ system senses an incorrect key, the vehicle does not start. Anyone using a trial-and-error method to start the vehicle will be discouraged because of the high number of electrical key codes.

If the engine does not start and the security light on the instrument panel comes on when trying to start the vehicle, there may be a problem with the theft-deterrent system.

Turn the ignition off and try again.

If the engine still does not start, and the key appears to be undamaged, try another ignition key and check the fuses. See Fuses and Circuit Breakers  for additional information. If the engine still does not start with the other key, the vehicle needs service. If the vehicle does start, the first key may be faulty. See your dealer who can service the PASS-Key III+ to have a new key made. In an emergency, contact Roadside Assistance.

See Roadside Assistance Program (U.S. and Canada)  or Roadside Assistance Program (Mexico) .

It is possible for the PASS-Key III+ decoder to learn the transponder value of a new or replacement key.

Up to 10 keys may be programmed to the vehicle. The following procedure is for programming additional keys only. If all currently programmed keys are lost or do not operate, you must see your dealer or a locksmith who can service PASS-Key III+ to have keys made and programmed to the system.

See your dealer or a locksmith who can service PASS-Key III+ to get a new key blank that is cut exactly as the ignition key that operates the system.

To program the new additional key:

1. Verify that the new key has a stamped on it. stamped on it.
2. Insert the already programmed key in the ignition and start the engine. If the engine does not start, see your dealer for service.
3. After the engine has started, turn the key to LOCK/OFF, and remove the key.
4. Insert the key to be programmed and turn it to the ON/RUN position within five seconds of the original key being turned to the LOCK/OFF position.

The security light turns off once the key has been programmed.

5. Repeat Steps 1 through 4 if additional keys are to be programmed.

If the PASS-Key III+ key is lost or damaged, see your dealer or a locksmith to have a new key made.

The SERVICE THEFT DETERRENT SYSTEM message displays on the Driver Information Center (DIC) when there is a problem with the theft-deterrent system. See Anti-theft Alarm System Messages  for additional information.

Do not leave the key or device that disarms or deactivates the theft-deterrent system in the vehicle.

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