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NO CHECK ENGINE LIGHT

1997 Oldsmobile LSS

Computer problem
1997 Oldsmobile LSS 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 168000 miles

starter cranked slow when engine was warm, I had to jump it a couple of times, the last time it started then died. I replaced the battery stillno crank, then Ireplaced the starter, still no crank. Then I replaced the ignition switch, still no crank. I then tried to read the codes, the code reader said no communication.
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Oldsmobile97lss
November 3, 2010.



Pin 16 at the datalink connector should be hot all the time, is it? If no voltage, check the fuse, rdo--cluster--misc fuse, 10 amp in the fuse box. My info shows a security system on your vehicle, I probably can't track that from here.

The purple wire at the starter solenoid S terminal, should be hot with the key in the crank position, if it isn't hot, backtrack the circuit. Any testing make sure the tranny is in park or neutral and the e-brake is set.

JDL
Nov 3, 2010.


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