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Buick LeSabre: got 2001 buick lesabra took out radio to intall

Customer Question

got 2001 buick lesabra took out radio to intall after market blew radio fuse replaced fuse now car won't start
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.
is the aftermarket radio still in the car all wired up ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no put factory radio back in.
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.
with the key ON is the check engine light lit up in the dash ?car will physically crank over but not fire up ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no won't crank secerity light not flashing not sure if its security issue
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.
will the engine run on starting fluid ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no won't turn over
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.
can you see if you have spark ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
how can I have spark if the engine won't turn over
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.
im misunderstood that the engine was not physically turning overif with a jump start it still will not turn over when holding the key to crank position does the small purple wire at the starter show 12 volts ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no but I jumped the starter and its good
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
acts like computer not grounding start relay but security light on dash is coming on and going off after 10 sec like normal
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.
so if you jump the starter the engine will start up and run fine ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.
ok at this point we need to know if there are any codes set in the BCM or the ECMalso we need to know if a scan tool can communicate with both of those computers
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no codes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
have snap on solus ultra scan tool don't know if it will do bcm codes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
went back with scan tool and got code u1255

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