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1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

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Old 05-12-2006, 03:25 PM   #11
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Wow! This really has gotten bad.

I know you can't move the car, but is there any possible way to get a scanner on it? Do you know anyone with a good scanner? Maybe even just a code reader? How about a mobile mechanic?

EDIT: The ways for electrical things to turn on when they are supposed to be off are:

- when there is a shorting/arcing across wires placing power to where it doesn't belong
- when moisture creates a new path for the current to travel
- when switches are broken and are letting current travel to the wrong place
- (similar to above) a computer tells things to switch when it shouldn't

Have you checked the battery cables for proper contact and for breaks/worn areas?

Edit #2: I take too long to post while at work...

Gald you found your problem.
Mike: 1997 SE w/ 183K, aka White Horse, Gutted Airbox w/K&N, drilled 180* t-stat, tint all around, clear corners w/SilverStars, "PONTIAC" light up tail, PEMs, NGK TR55s
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