Question about 1999 Buick LeSabre

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I put a new starter in my 99 buick lesabre an a new battery and it wont turn over it just clicks can u help me out.

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New battery or not, pls run this test.

Make sure the positive cable, makes a good connection at the battery and at the starter. Make sure the negative cable makes a good ground connection at the battery and (preferably) at the engine.

  • Check the battery the simple way, like this:
Turn on the headlights, then try to start the car.If the headlights do not dim or go out, then the battery is likely ok.
  • Check the starter and solenoid:
If the wiring looks ok, then look at the starter solenoid for a good connection, and proper voltage at the starter(10 volts minimum while cranking).
If the starter spins and no crank, the problem is most likely the Solenoid's bendix gear is stuck.
Have someone hit (not too hard) the starter while you try to start the car. This usually works by dislodging a stuck bendix gear.
  • Make a simple test of the alternator:
If you can, somehow get the engine running, measure the voltage at the battery. It should be at least 13.6 volts to properly charge the battery.

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First thing put socket on crankshaft bolt ,it in center of bottom pulley which crank pulley. And turn motor, to see motor is locked up. Next be your battery cables and posts on battery good clean and tight.

Posted on Feb 17, 2012

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SOURCE: 93 buick lesabre 3.8 liter starter replaced,new one just clicks

Check your battery terminal connections. If they are very secure and clean, you may have a cable connection issue at the starter. This is not a starter related issue.

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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Jump start it at the starter and see if it will turn over. If it turns over then check the fuesable link at the starter. If it does not turn over then your starter is probable not good.

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SOURCE: 1994 Buick Lesabre wont start.New ignition switch

Is the battery in good condition and fully charged? The larger auto parts store will check it for free.

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SOURCE: 91 buick lesabre wont turn over unable to jump

Clean all three battery cables and replace bolts. Many starters and batteries have been replaced for this problem!

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SOURCE: 99 buick lesabre, battery ok, turn key to start, nothing

The security system (VATS/PassKey) is faulty. You can find a great write-up here: http://newrockies.ca , it was the only thing that saved my Park Avenue.

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