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1994 oldsmobile cutlass supreme

Maybe the starter is bad,you can jump it on starter selanoide and it will run for a short period and then die.could the ground wire that is connected to the motor or frame be dirty,the one coming from battery?you turn key as tho you want to start it and you get nothing!we have bright head lamps,radio.i had a ford f150 that was a stick and i was able to roll start it.this car is a automatic.

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  • jgoofy4life Jan 28, 2009

    I found out what was wrong this car.i am the one that posted it.there are 2 wires that comes off the ignition cylinder that works with chip in key for the vats security system.one had broke.i replaced it.had to get right chip number for key and it started.it was one of those problems that threw everyone.gm with tilt steering columns are bad for these wires to break i found out.heres solution if anyone else has this problem.its not a major job for one to do at home.i did it!!!

  • jcooley09 Mar 29, 2009

    Hey jgoofy2life i have this same problem right now. I have had my car down for a few months and checked everything from relays under hood and under dash, to replaceing starter. Finally deceided to take steering wheel off to look at ignition and in the process of getting the air bag, sterring wheel off it then says in my book you have to take it to a dealer if you have tilt steering wheel(which I do) so how did you get the tool to get that ignition cylinder off?

  • wes smalley May 11, 2010

    is the security light staying on if it is i think i have a fix

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Seems to me that this is a security system problem. I had the same symptoms on my 94 Park Ave. Check this one out: http://vatspasskey.com . I bought one of those to fix mine. Was the only thing that worked.

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