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It won't start. Battery is fine no corrosion. 97 Oldsmobile…

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It won't start Mechanic's...

It won't start

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

Battery is fine no corrosion

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

97 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme 4 door 3.1v6

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

Yes I replaced spark plugs, the connection to the starter has a current and checked fuses

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

It does nothing when I start it but electric turns on

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Oldsmobile Mechanic: Amedee, Oldsmobile Technician replied 10 months ago
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Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

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Oldsmobile Mechanic: Amedee, Oldsmobile Technician replied 10 months 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.

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Oldsmobile Mechanic: Amedee, Oldsmobile Technician replied 10 months ago

Does the engine crank over but not start or does it not crank over at all?

Are you looking for some possible causes?

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