1996 Cadillac Deville

1996 Cadillac Deville V8 Front Wheel Drive Automatic 70,000 miles

I have a 1996 Cadillac (northstar) that I just bought a new battery for but it won't start. It cranks up like it won't to start but won't. Any suggestions. Thanks. Mary
August 27, 2009.

Check if its fuel or spark problem

Get a starting fluid/ether/better off gas in a spray bottle and spray into the carb or the throttle body on an EFI. Did it start and die? If not disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine -have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, check the fuel pressure to rule out the fuel filter/fuel pump/pressure regulator and listen to the injector/s are they pulsing or hook up a noid light. No snapping blue spark continue to troubleshoot the ignition system-power input to the coil/coil packs, coil's resistances, cap and rotor /distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, ECM, Ignitor cam and crank sensors- Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it

Aug 27, 2009.