1992 olds 88 royale will crank and fire but as soon as I let go of the key it dies. If I just turn the key to start again it won't get spark but if I turn the key off and then too start if fires and d

Asked by Mar 23, 2018 at 04:40 PM about the 1992 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Royale 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

All new, crank sensor,ignition module and ignition
switch. Car will star but dies as soon as I release
the key. If I turn the key to start it fires but as soon
as I let go it dies. If I then with the in run position
try to start it again it won't start. If I turn the key to
off and then try to start it it fires and dies.

4 Answers


It makes sense to me that if , indeed, the olds has an oil pressure switch that relays power to the fuel pump - after the initial "timed" circuit through the relay, then perhaps the oil psi switch is bad or abroken wire..

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Maybe try n keep the engine running with an alternative mean for fuel delivery (squirt can of gas /ether) - just to see if it is fuel or spark related


How do you disarm the factory Security on that Oldsmobile that's probably the problem

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My 95 Olds 88 Royale does the same thing

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