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Tiny
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  • 2003 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA
  • 4.2L
  • 6 CYL
  • AWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 114,864 MILES
I have a problem with my car not starting. It cranks and will not start. I have checked everything and it is all good. I checked all the grounds and everything checks out good.
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Sunday, February 19th, 2017 AT 2:23 PM

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Tiny
KEN
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It sounds like it is the crank angle sensor. When this sensors goes bad it will sometime not set a code. Here is a guide on the repair.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/crankshaft-angle-sensor-replacement

and

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-cranks-but-wont-start

Please let us know happens so it will help others.

Best, Ken
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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 AT 2:56 PM
Tiny
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I just checked and found a ground not hooked up. I will hook up the ground to see if it does something tomorrow
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Friday, March 3rd, 2017 AT 3:33 PM
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Any luck?

Best, Ken
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Friday, March 3rd, 2017 AT 4:45 PM
Tiny
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The vehicle is parked out side and its really cold out. When it warms up ill keep going. When I grounded the lose ground and then tried to start the vehicle nothing happened. It clicked and that was all.
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Monday, March 6th, 2017 AT 7:22 AM
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KEN
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I am wondering if the battery is okay or the starter motor.

Do this test to check the battery.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-battery-load-test

Please let us know what happens.

Best, Ken
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Monday, March 6th, 2017 AT 9:34 AM
Tiny
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Ive had the battery tested five times and the test showed good battery and the starter was tested and was good aswell
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Thursday, March 9th, 2017 AT 5:15 PM
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KEN
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There is a starter relay that could be bad, here is a wiring diagram and a guide to help you test it and find its location.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-check-an-electrical-relay-and-wiring-control-circuit

Please run this test and get back to us so we can continue helping you.

Best, Ken
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Thursday, March 9th, 2017 AT 8:27 PM
Tiny
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Ok
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Friday, March 10th, 2017 AT 12:17 PM
Tiny
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Would the relay be bad if the starter cranks the engine
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Friday, March 10th, 2017 AT 12:18 PM
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KEN
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No, so you are saying the engine cranks over?
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Friday, March 10th, 2017 AT 1:36 PM
Tiny
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Yes. The engine turns over. It feels like it wants to start but wont
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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 AT 7:42 AM
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KEN
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It sounds like the timing might have jumped in the engine, can you do a compression test to see what it is here is a guide to help you.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-test-engine-compression

Please let us know what happens.

Best, Ken

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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 AT 9:53 AM
Tiny
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It helped. Thank you.
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Monday, May 29th, 2017 AT 12:17 PM
Tiny
KEN
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What was the problem?
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Monday, May 29th, 2017 AT 12:24 PM

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