ENGINE WANT CRANK?

  • Tiny
  • joe1953
  • 1999 Buick Lesabre
  • 73,000 miles

When turn key to start the starter don't make any noise, I can connect a jumper lead between the battery and the ignition switch wire terminal on the solenoid the starter will operates, I connect a test light to the ignition switch wire terminal on the solenoid the test light want come on when turn key to start, and the turn signal don't operates but the hazard flashers will, the radio will operates, but I din't see any instrument panel cluster lights on but the engine want start when ignition switch is on, while turning starter with jumper wire.

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Friday, September 21st, 2012 AT 3:32 AM

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  • KHLow2008
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Symptom indicates a faulty ignition switch.

IGNITION SWITCH

Turn ignition off. Disconnect 48-pin connector C202 located near base of steering column. Using DVOM, check for continuity between specified terminals with ignition switch in specified position. See
IGNITION SWITCH CONTINUITY TEST table. If continuity does not exist as indicated, repair wiring harness between ignition switch and connector C202 or replace ignition switch.

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Friday, September 21st, 2012 AT 5:36 AM
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I disconnect a 42-pin connector but I am not sure I disconnect the right connector, I didn't see any number on the connector like D5, B2, C6, I don't know which terminals to check for CONTINUITY.

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Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 AT 1:31 AM
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  • KHLow2008
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Here is the diagram for the identifiaction.

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Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 AT 8:19 AM

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