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Car will not start

My 2005 Buick Lesabre will not start. The battery is just a few months old. I started it this morning, it ran a little while and then just shut off. I checked the battery and it is showing no voltage. I tried to jump it off but when I turned the key it would just made a clicking sound. I also smelled a slight burning smell from under hood at fuse panel. Please advise.

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It sounds like the starter went out have it checked

Posted on Mar 29, 2013

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SOURCE: 1999 buick lesabre wont start

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Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Car wont start, no clicks no sound

make sure you have power getting to your starter when you crank. check the small nut on the starter. should have 12 v or very close to it. this will tell you if your getting power to the starter or if somethign before the starter and something maybe with your anti theft system or not. its hard to say online cause of that anti theft. doest the light flash at all? the anti theft light?

if your getting power to the starter when you crank make sure your getting good power to the starter by turning on the head lights and see if they dim. a good starter will cause the headlites to dim when attempting to start. if nothing dims check connections. or assume bad starter motor. make sure your also getting power to the main starter stud as well.

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Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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SOURCE: smell gas under hood see moisture on engine as

check for a fuel leak, some will leak along the side of the car A fuel leak. in the high pressure side also known as the feed line will cause it to crank over longer before it starts the car .. If the car is running check under the car 9 times out of 10 you will see fuel dripping from the area of the leak Its not too often you will find it if its not running...good luck

Posted on Nov 06, 2009

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SOURCE: replaced ignition switch in 1994 buick lesabre,

The key needs to be programed at the dealer ( its called a pass key security system)

Posted on Jun 08, 2011

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SOURCE: THE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM AT THE IGNITION WHEN TURNING

Can you please detail it...


  • Your car probably have an immobiliser kit with the security system
  • This cuts off the engine during a start under the hood
  • This kills the power from the ignition point
  • The keys may be code protected
  • Check whether your security system is still active even if the doors are open!!
  • Try to click the the unlock\ lock button simultaneously, when the doors are open
  • Its better to remove the fuse of the security system and cut it off

Posted on Sep 23, 2011

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