why isnt my car staring?

10

Asked by Jan 08, 2015 at 04:56 PM about the 1990 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Royale 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car isnt starting. cranks, but no fire. check with a test light and all wires made it light up. how can i check the coil pack and sensors without a computer or being charged and arm and a leg at a shop?

2 Answers

10,390

You can read your obd1 computer codes by using a jumper wire in the obd connector under the drivers side dash. there are good youtube vids on how to do it. it is simple. if there are stored codes in the computer this test should tell you. you will count the check engine light flashes and then go online or get a Haynes manual to see what the code means.

10

tried that and only showed "12". checked coil pack wiht test light and crankshaft position sensor with a multimeter. dont know what else would make it turn over but no start. any suggestions on what it could be?

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Royale Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Royale Experts

#1 Michael Urbanski
Michael Urbanski
Reputation 230
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 170
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 130
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Buick Regal
150 Great Deals out of 11,598 listings starting at $1,850