1993 Buick Roadmaaster turns over but won't start

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Asked by Mar 20, 2013 at 11:22 AM about the 1992 Buick Roadmaster 4 Dr Estate Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 1993 Buick Roadmaster Wagon has been sitting with a dead battery for about 6 months know without being moved. When I jump started it the engine would turn over but not start. Anyone have similar experience or know why this is? Thanks :)

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@judge_roy_bean Pity you probably don't live in Southern Oregon, I am looking for a little toyota pick-up

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I've been attempting to get it started again all morning. I charged the battery last night and I haven't been succesful at connecting the battery yet. I can't tell where the grounding wire is supposed to go. I think it's a grounding wire at least, it's attached to the negative wire.

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So where does the little black wire attach to the chassis? I have been unable to locate that

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It's the small black wire in front of my pointer finger, am I correct in thinking that is the grounding wire?

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Okay, so I just have to attach it to the chassis somewhere? And without this wire the car couldn't get electricity right?

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Thanks so much for all the help with this by the way! really appreciate it

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Yeah I gotcha on the second-grader-ish part, I'm 16 and this is the first car I've ever really done anything with so I'm just trying to make sure I don't mess it up.

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