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Asked by Apr 15, 2016 at 05:17 PM about the 1987 Cadillac DeVille Coupe FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I'm trying to fix my car and it won't start I got
the exceseries that turns on but it won't
start. I changed the starter n now I'm
looking at the neutral safety switch n the
ignition switch. Can someone tell me where
they are and how to change them please n
thanks

3 Answers

25

are you sure the battery is good, I've had cars that accessories light up but nothing when i turned the key, as those are easily ran with little juice.

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25

also disconnect the neg battery cable pump brakes to empty memory and let it sit for 15 minutes then hook up battery and give it another go

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get a multi-meter and test at the ignition coil....have a pal turn the key and see if the 12 volts is present there~ this way if there is no juice there would look to the starter switch...and track the path to where the 12 volts originates~ probably the starter switch...but you gotta test to see if the voltage is at the coil...like cindiloo says NEW battery...they stop taking a charge 10 percent per year~ 1987 probably..should be on it's third battery by now...test it for 12.5 volts...replace that one if it's not koash~

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