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1998 Buick LeSabre Problem

Intremittant problem car will start fine most of the time but it will sometime not start, light will come on the dash battrey's and starter is fine .. wait for a few minutes , days , week and the car will start or if i have it towed to the dealer it will start after being towed ..... any ideas will help thank

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  • lar987 Nov 08, 2008

    i forgot to say that the car will not even crank ........

    is there some kind of security lock out ????

  • lar987 Nov 08, 2008

    yes comes on and stays on .......



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You may also have the Pass-II key alarm system installed. To tell, the ignition key will have a black sensor on both sides. If this is the case, 1 of 2 things is happening. 1) The key needs replacing with a similar style key only from the dealer. 2) The coils in the ignition that hit the key sensors are in need of replacing. See dealer for more info.

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The crankshaft position sensor may have a fraied wire inside of the pickup coil in the sensor. This can sometimes cause an occasional problem. There is also a computer ground that will sometimes go out on those.

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    Len Gagliardi Nov 08, 2008

    Yes there is. When you try to start it do you see any security or theft lights?



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