Having problems with your 1998 Buick Riviera ?
I put my key into the ignition but it doesnt turn over or start at all what could be the problem
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I put my key into the ignition but it doesnt turn over or start at all what could be the problem
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The key must have the chip key in order for it to start, hire a good lockshp to programme same for u ... 1989 Chevrolet Camaro