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2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue has intermitant starting issues.

Customer Question

2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue has intermitant starting issues. What do I do to correct?
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: yes
JA: Are you fixing your Intrigue yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes Nothing
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Car starts ormal 85% of time. Will not start but if I wait 10 to15 min. car will start.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

I am very sorry your having this issue with your vehicle.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

2. If you dont understand any technical terms or anything that I mention (component tests or theory or operation), please let me know and I will provide you with a more in debt explanation or answer.

3. Please understand that I am here to help.

Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

When this condition happens, does the engine crank over and not start or does it not crank over at all?

Is the check engine light on?

Are you looking for some possible causes?

Would you be willing to speak on the phone?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Does no crank.light is on. checking ground cable. yes
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

So the starter does not activate when this occurs?

Have you checked the starting circuit?

Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

I am waiting for your reply, sir.