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Electric Problems I drive a 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight, or at least that's what I would drive if it would start. It's had problems with the connections to the starter, but nothing that a good yank on the wire wouldn't fix for 8 months at a time, but now the connection to the battery isn't complete. I let my mom drive it for a while and she had the connection to the battery tightened, since then it has daily needed tightening just in order to start at all. When I try starting the engine, I no longer even get clicks, but if I tighten the bolts connected to the battery, the positive end, not the negative, I get a reaction. Earlier tonight the car started, but now I get a click. The battery is fully charged and if I can get the car to start, it runs smoothly. Would this be the connection itself, requiring just a simple replacement for the bolt or is there another alternative to this problem? I don't want to get one fixed, just to find it was the other.

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  • tmsbrdrs Nov 27, 2008

    starter's not the problem, as long as there's connection to it from the battery, it starts right off



  • oldsgal Jan 19, 2009

    I have the same problem, what did you find out?

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Change the starter good luck

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