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what was the voltage out of the alternator?
Its normal. 14.3
I figured it out, thanks anyway!
I will be glad to give you an OK rating but I do not want to pay being that you didn't really get a chance to help me. If there's a way to rate you for your excellent service but not pay let me know and I will take care of it, thank you.
o, I am sorry, so your rating will not have anything to do with me having to pay? If so, then I will change it
The car starts fine but the idiot lights stay on ( voltage, oil pressure, seat belt flashes, airbag, security) and the RPM gauge does not work. Once i heard an electronic type click under the hood and the Idiot lights went out and RPM guage came on and works when the lights are off. All other electronics work on the car and it runs and cranks excellently. 97 Olds Achieva 2.4
Optional Information: Make: Oldsmobile Model: Achieva Year: 1997 What have you tried so far?: Left key on for over ten minutes, cut off then crunk it but idiot lights stay on. Cleaned and checked battery, voltage from Alternator and corrosion is minimal to none.
Okay mike I have a different problem now and I'm going to give you try! After cleaning the cigarette lighter a fuse blew which controlled the door chime also. Replace it and checked all of the other fuses and they're all working fine. I've noticed that the idiot lights are not illuminated , no lights in the instrument cluster are illuminated. The car will crank every time but immediately dies down as if the Security System is killing the ignition or fuel system. Also the ignition key will not turn all the way back to the off spot so that it can be pulled out. Is there a trick to get it out so that the Security System will acknowledge the key or will I have to buy another ignition switch? Please reply asap and i will be happy to pay for your expertise.Full of gas and all minor issues are fine. 98% sure its the security system.