1996 Oldsmobile 88 Starter won't engauge

Tiny
CRDUDE44
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  • 1996 OLDSMOBILE 88
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 100,000 MILES
I have a 96 olds 88 it won't turn over I tried jumping the solenoid and it will turn over then and start for a min then die So it seems the starter and solenoid are ok but no luck as faras usng the key
It was running and starting fine the other day we went to the store came out and it wouldn't turn over
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Saturday, June 27th, 2009 AT 11:32 AM

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Tiny
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Hello, maybe your theft system is causing a problem? Have you tried wiping off the pellet in the key, try a different key.
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Saturday, June 27th, 2009 AT 12:26 PM
Tiny
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I tried wiping the key and I tried a different key neither worked, is there a way to bypass or reset the system
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Monday, June 29th, 2009 AT 2:02 PM
Tiny
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Have you tried cranking it in neutral? First, you need to be sure the problem is the theft system?
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Monday, June 29th, 2009 AT 3:05 PM
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Yes I tried starting it in neutral
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Monday, June 29th, 2009 AT 8:24 PM

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