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98 century 3.1 I was driving and turned it off and has not

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98 century 3.1 I was driving and turned it off and has not started since
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 1 year ago.

Does the starter engage and turn the engine over when turning the key to START?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I even replace the ignition switch
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 1 year ago.

Does the ignition key have a security chip embedded in the shaft of the key?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dave Nova replied 1 year ago.

Does the ignition key have a security chip embedded in the shaft of the key?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have by passed the VATS
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 1 year ago.

Check voltage at the crank fuse in the fuse panel with the key turned to the START position. Do you have voltage there?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I can get it cranked using a remote starter button
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 1 year ago.

Is there voltage at the crank fuse? When you use a remote starter button, does engine start and then stall or will it continue to run?

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