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I can not get my car to start. Please help!
It sounds like there is a short in the electrical side of your fuel system. Also, when an ecm gets replaced, often times there is a reprogramming service that is required to get the vehicle to start. This is especially...
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car overheating 225
Normal engine operating temperature is up to 225 degrees. As long as you are not over that value, the engine is not overheating. Intermittent cabin heat means there is an obstruction in the coolant flow and that obstruction can be...
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I want to purchase this car is it worth it for $800?
Since this car is well over 30 years old then it is not valued anymore by the book value but by its collectors value. You need to keep in mind that the parts for any repairs it may need minor...
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remove/replace starter
Hey Jake, thank you for writing in. The starter on your vehicle can be difficult to get to. You may be at a point where you need to remove the bolt on the engine's cross brace and use a pry...
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Radio Issues 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Hi there - your car radio is equipped with a security code mechanism to deter radio theft - a bigger problem in 1994 than today. The Owners Manual should have the code (4 or 5 digit number) written in it...
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No start, no crank.
It sounds like what you are describing may be related to a faulty starter relay. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which then engages the starter when you turn the key. When this is...
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Starter will not stay engaged long enough to start car ?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid or potentially a bad starter motor. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter...
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Where is the starter enable relay?
The starter enable relay on this vehicle is located under the left side of the instrument cluster above the instrument panel fuse panel. If you take out the left front radio speaker and relay is located under it.
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Will the gaslight still come on if the gauges are not working on my car
The low fuel light is incorporated into the gas gauge cluster and I will only speculate that if the gauge is not working then most likely the low fuel light will not come on. The light usually comes on when...
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No start
There are many causes of hard starting but illustrative ones are a faulty engine coolant temperature switch (sensor), EGR system problems, large vacuum leaks, a faulty idle air control valve, worn spark plugs, inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel...
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Fuel pump 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Hello - you are correct, there will not be an additional fuel pump in the gas tank, only the mechanical pump at the engine. Check first to see if the fuel pump is pulling fuel from the tank, and pushing...
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Car ran out of gas now runs very rough and oil light stays on. I am stumped. Help?
Hello, It sounds like you may have a faulty oil pressure sensor. The oil pressure light will usually come on when a few things could be happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil, the oil pump could...
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There is a banging sound coming from the idler pulley and when it is put into reverse or drove it gets louder with a loss of power
A banging sound from the idler or it's vicinity would not be caused by the ecm. The ecm, or electronic control module, is the computer that control engine performance and is located behind the glove compartment. The belt tensioner itself...
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Revving noise in engine.
There are over 20 potential causes of surging but a mechanic would initially evaluate the EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) system, vacuum or air induction leaks, fuel supply and fuel pump control circuit, spark plug(s) and the ignition system, and fuel...
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My car cranks but does not start.
The ignition module can be a common source for no spark conditions. Check for power both to and from the module. Another uncommon component I have seen cause a no start with GM vehicles of that generation is the oil...
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Car stalls after it runs for about 1 min
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate and eventually stall. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that...
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Do I have vapor lock, carb icing, or fuel pump issues?
I think more than anything else that the multiple grades of fuel you are using is the primary source of your problem. If you use an unleaded gasoline then use a racing 110 octane leaded gasoline, it creates tons of...
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Just took it to the shop and it worked fine, got an oil change , replaced a drive belt, and now car wont start. No lights are on.
Hi there. It's possible that your battery has died, the battery cables are damaged or corroded or the main electrical relay is faulty and needs to be replaced. In order to determine what is causing your Alero to not start...
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No crank, No start, Lights bright, No interior accessories.
The problem sounds like you have a problem with the ignition switch since everything that only works with switch on does not have power. Check the ignition switch and connector and replace the switch and connector if needed after inspected....
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Stall while idle or coming to a stop replaced IAC MAS and TPS due to codes still same issue
Hello, and thank you for writing in. With the codes you are pulling, and the replacements you have already made, you are likely dealing with an issue pertaining to the the throttle itself, or the idle air control valve gasket....

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