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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 05-24-2004, 02:03 PM   #1
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getting ready to goto school today and turned the key over and no start or clicking or anything... just allt he guages and crap turned on..

didnt work at all for 5-6 mins so i got anothre ride to school.... i dont think my lights were left on or anything either... but there was no turning over sound in the engine... what could be wrong?

also whats brougham mean? ive seen it on chevys, pontiacs, and cadillacs....
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Could be a sign the starter is dead or it needs it'* connections cleaned.

Brougham means "vinyl top covering 1/3 to 1/2 top of car"
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Turn on the headlights. Are they bright? If they are and it still won't turn over there are two things - VATS (is SECURITY light on?) or you are going to be diagnosing a starter circuit problem, in which case you are going to need a DVOM (digital volt ohm meter). Let us know if the battery is dead or not and then we can help with the starter circuit.
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my friend had this problem once. There is a big connector somewhere that has connection problems... I beleive its under the dash by the steering column... Just go under there wiggle all the connectors (make sure none of them look melted) and try it again...
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ok i come home now and it starts like charm...

i hope this isnt a sign of future problems.....?
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Yep thats what i thought it would do.

Its a connector under your dash that has connection issues. My friend'* ended up melting. I would say you could proly hep the problem by taking apart the connectors, cleaning the contacts, running them in and out a couple times and applying connection grease to them...
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