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Old 01-07-2009, 03:38 AM
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my 93 Deville wont start. when i put the key in the ignition and turn it to the on position i have good power to everything. when i turn the key sometimes it makes a single click other times it does nothing. i took the starter to the parts store and it bench tested good. i had the battery checked. it was good. i replaced the positive and negative battery cables, and i still have the same problem. before it quit starting it was kinda hard to start. for about 6 months prior to this especially when the engine was hot i would have to try 3-5 times and if i had been driving for a while i would have to wait 5-10 minutes before it would turn over. i checked all the fuses i know of and all are good. i havent gotten around to crossing the terminals on the silinoid on the starter to see if i can get it to start that way. any ideas? this car doesnt have some crazy anti theft thing where it wont start if the radio isnt hooked up does it?
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Old 01-07-2009, 03:04 PM
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Default RE: 93 Deville wont start

EZ..... dude, with all that you have done with no results.????? have you tryed to jump-start the car?..... i dont know, but sounds to me battery is bad.
it, having trouble starting prior to not starting, i dont think is the prob..... your engine now doesn't even turn over, right?
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Old 01-08-2009, 01:50 AM
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right, the engine doesnt turn over. nor does it crank. yes i have tried to jump start it. i know the battery is good because since i had it tested i have used it to start my camaro and it did just fine.
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Old 01-08-2009, 09:51 PM
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Security light? What is condition of battery cables?
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Old 01-09-2009, 01:28 AM
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no security light, and the battery cables are brand new. i tried the other ignition key yesterday just incase it was the resistor in the key and that didnt work either.
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Old 01-09-2009, 10:05 PM
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With a voltmeter, are there 12v at purple wire at starter with turn to crank? If 0v disconnect PRNDL switch under lever where transmission shifter cable attaches to transmission. What is voltage at larger yellow wire in body harness going to it, when key is in crank. Post what you find.
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Old 01-10-2009, 02:19 AM
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i will check it when i can. its cold as hell outside and we are suppose to get hit with a winter storm on saturday. the car is outside and my garage is unuseable right now.
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