I have a 99 buick lasaber I was driving then the car just stopped battery was dead so I just bought a new one I hooked it up and as soon as I tighten the negative side the motor turns over

Asked by Jun 29, 2015 at 09:42 PM about the 1999 Buick LeSabre

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I have the key off but it still won't
start when I turn the key on

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Pull out starter relay and see if same.

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Yup, bad starter solenoid. Replace the starter assembly. On GMs the starter solenoid is mounted on the starter motor. It can be replaced by itself if you choose but I find it easier to just replace the starter assembly since it has to come out anyhow. HTH. -Jim

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