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I changed starter, disconnected battery...
I changed starter, disconnected battery, engine cranks over but will not start.
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Buick
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6/20/2010
Buick Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 8 years ago
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Bump the key into the crank position for a second then leave in on position for 10 minutes, shut off for 5 secnods then try to start. Let me know if that works, thanks.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
No that didnot make a difference
Buick Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 8 years ago
I'm assuming it started before the starter replacement? is the security/theft light on or flashing like it wasnt before? Thanks.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Yes it started before. and I don't see any lights flashing anywhere. never have seen any security lights on before.
Buick Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 8 years ago
Did you disconnect the battery when you replaced the starter? If not, check the fuses one may have blown.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Yes had the battery out and on charge during replacement. I have since pulled a spark plug and checked for spark while cranking. there is spark there. also cracked a gas line to be sure there was gas flow and there is. I checked all fuses and all seem to be complete none burnt.
Buick Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 8 years ago

Try to disconnect the mass airflow sensor and start it, if that doesnt work disconnect the throttle position sensor to see if it starts. Your not getting injector pulse for some reason which is strange if it started fine before starter replacement. Let me know what you find, thanks.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Tried that and still nothing.
Buick Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 8 years ago
Ok, use a TESTLIGHT and on the injector wiring verify one wire has contant power and the otherw wire shoudl pulsate ground off/on. Let me know what you find. Thanks.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Ok there is constant power on one but no pulse on other. tried while cranking and same thing.
Buick Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 8 years ago

Ok, I'm not sure why your not getting injector pulse. I'll opt-out of this question and leave it open to other experts. Someone will respond automatically when they can help so dont reply otherwise question will be locked to me. Thanks.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I do not accept It was of little help and I had to tow it to a real mechanic that cost me 100. dollars
Buick Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 8 years ago
No problem, let me knwo what the fix ends up being. Thanks.
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