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My 84pontiac parisienne will not start...my lights don't come on...it doesn't even make a sound like its trying to turn over...is it electrical? could it be a fuse? what do I do?

I have juice from the battery cause I hook my jumper cables to it an I got a hell of sparks come from it.

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Sounds like your ignition switch could be bad. Also check the alternator plug and starter wires. With time can become loose.

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    Sounds like your ignition switch could be bad. Also check the alternator plug and starter wires. With time can become loose.

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There is a controller mounted on the firewall just above the power brake booster.. It is has the word "Guide" on it. Make sure this unit has power. If this unit checks out, then the problem is in the headlight switch itself.

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if the battery is REALLY bad, that could cause your problem. take battery out and have it tested. if its bad , replace it.

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Un-hook one cable from your battery and leave it off for at least 20 minutes then hook it back up. That re-boots the computer. If the light comes back on then you have an actual problem. Take it to Advance Auto parts and they will read out the computer error codes for you and that will tell you what the computer thinks the problem is. Of course you may have to re-set your radio stations.

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if it does not crank then you might need a starter, if it does crank the you have to check to see if you have fuel pressure

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Huh??? You are using the dome lamp to measure the output of the alternator on an engine that won't even start??? I would like to see how that trick works! YOUR BATTERY IS LOW- plain and simple! The REASON your battery is low is a whole other problem that needs to be figured out. It could be that the battery itself is bad and will not accept a charge, or it could be that your charging system has a problem and cannot properly charge the battery (alternator, cables, connections, voltage regulator, etc.).

Please note that the light is telling you battery SYSTEM failure. This means that the battery and its supporting system (A.K.A. Charging System) needs to be tested/diagnosed. Nobody online can tell you exactly what the CAUSE of the problem is without TESTING the battery and charging system.

Please also note that the vehicle we are talking about is equipped with a PassKey III (PK3) security system. If you keep fooling around with it while there is low battery voltage, the system can lock out the starter and fuel system where you will have to reprogram your computer to get it started.

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