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1997 olds 88 won't start

I have a 1997 olds 88 that won't start. I have spark to the plugs and the fuel pump is working. I sprayed starting fluid in the air intake house and the engine coughed, but still did not start. could it be the crankshaft sensor?

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You need the 3 essentials for proper engine operation.Fuel,spark,and compression.You said the fuel pump is working but the question remains;is fuel reaching the fuel rail.Try starting the car and then take one spark plug out and check it for fuel odor.

Posted on Nov 30, 2013

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SOURCE: fuel pump is out on 1988 olds regency sprayed

to replace the pump the gas tank must be removed, this is a straight forward job and only requires common hand tools, it is held in place by 2 steel straps and the filler neck assembly, u will need a floor jack to drop it down out of the car, the car will need to be at least 3 feet off the ground to remove the tank.

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SOURCE: 1997 olds 88 transmission problem

Hard to say, it needs to be taken to a transmission shop so they can do a diagnostic test on it.
Could be the torque converter lock-up switch,
the servo pump in the tranny
one or two of the solenoids in the tranny
or just a plain old filter and fluid change.

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