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Not starting My 1997 S90 is not starting. All the dash lights work but no engine crank. Does this every so often. Brian

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  • Brian Stalvey Jan 25, 2009

    Mr. Scary,

    Thanks for the info. It ended up being the PNP Sensor. I do appreciate you getting back w/ me though. The moble-mechanic just left my house. It only ended up costing me 135 for the part & 100 labor. I'm very happy w/ the fix. I will be viewing this site more often in the future.

    Brian Stalvey



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I would get the Starter Checked out. Sounds a lot like the Starter is not Catching on every Revolution Causing this Problem.

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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    Travis Humphries Jan 25, 2009

    No Problem! Happy to Help!



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