Mechanics

MY CAR WONT START

1994 Oldsmobile 88

Noises problem
1994 Oldsmobile 88 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 168000 miles

My car started easily last Monday when I went to my detstination, but when I went out later to go somewhere else it would not start. Usually when this happens the battery ends were lose and I could wiggle them some and it would start but this time it would not start. When I turn the key over I have lights on the inside but I heard nothing but a click at fist then I heard what seems like an attempt to start with a screech sound but no constant running it would cut right off. I have been told ignition switch, starter, fuel filter, fuel pump, and even alternator. I am just fed up. None of these mechanics seem to know what the problem is. Not one of them tested the realys or fuses though. Can you help please.
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Fallon39
June 17, 2010.




Pick your symptom: **Cranks but no start condition: Fuel and Spark: Get a helper disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine at least 3/16 away from ground -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, distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, cam and crank sensors and computer Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it.

**No crank at all/nothing/nada: Could be a blown fusible link the starter, starter relay, clutch switch/park and neutral switch and ignition switch assuming the battery and connections are good.

Rasmataz
Jun 17, 2010.


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