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My 2005 Buick LaCrosse turns over but woun't start until 5or…

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My 2005 Buick LaCrosse...

My 2005 Buick LaCrosse turns over but woun't start until 5or 6 tries

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

Yes new battery and alternator

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your LaCrosse yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes and even replaced the crankshaft positioning sensor

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That's all I hit

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Buick
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Buick Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 11 months ago
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Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. when the vehicle doesnt start are you getting a click?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It turns over but woun't run until 5 or 6 tries
Buick Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 11 months ago

ok, next time when you go to start the vehicle, turn the key on for a few seconds before trying to start it. do this 2 or three times then try to start it

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
it started on the second try
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