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I have a 1990 Buick lesabre. It won't start, turns over but won't kick on. Tried starter fluid got nothing, so I check the sparkplugs and they're not getting spark. Idk what to do from here. Any suggestions?

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  • Cars & Trucks Master
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Check for spark at the coil packs,if there is nothing,bet on the crank sensor.

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SOURCE: 1990 Buick Lesabre 3.8L won't start. Tried

Is it turning over at all? If its not turning over or even trying to start, check out this info.......

The infamous "chip" in the key becomes a nightmare to many. Gradually the car begins not cranking anymore or if it cranks it would start and die in a second. Randomly it will do this more and more often until it won't start anymore. VATS, PASSkey and Passlock immobilizer systems are killing cars all over North America, they have a short lifespan and are certainly more effective against owners than thieves. Here is how you save your car
1st trick, (if not starting) turn the key forward 2 clicks till right before it would normally start, leave like that for 10 minutes. ( no less ) After 10 minutes, turn key back then forward and your car might start. I did this in my regal for more than a year. If its shuting down while running, im sorry i have no quick fix...

Cheap fix: Bypass the chip in your key. Temporary, but effective. Until the TDM (theft deterrent module) in the dash poops out, then you're kinda screwed. I was told that these types of key security systems have a 7-10 year life span. Sucks for us. This link explains the "Key Issue" pretty well.
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Never worry again fix: Bypass the whole VATS/Passlock/passkey I or passkey II system entirely. Literally take it out, and throw it away. I just did this in my Regal. Took about an hour. Took longer to find the thing than it did to fix the problem. For a list of cars effected by this problem. See the NEWROCKIES link on the right side of their page......... They sell a unit for 200 bucks to totally bypass this system FOREVER. life time-money back and all that. Finally did this in my car. Well worth the 200 if you've looked into getting this replaced... Anywhere from 600-1000 bucks.
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SOURCE: 1999 buick lesabre turns over the ignition moduler

I think I may be able to help you, but first we need to clear a few things up. Is it getting spark or not? If it is getting spark, why are we testing the ignition module? The next question would then be how did you go about determining that it is getting fuel? Have you tested your fuel pressure? If so, what was the pressure reading? Did you check for injector pulse to make sure that the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is able to fire the fuel injectors?

Also, you are working with an engine where the ignition timing and the fuel is controlled by the PCM. Have you scanned the PCM for fault codes? If so, what codes did you get?

If you do not know the answers to these questions, or if you do not know how to do this stuff, post a comment to let me know. I can give you step by step instructions on how figure this out. These questions MUST be answered before anybody can give you any REAL help with your problem (Although many may try to "guess" - which rarely works and usually turns out to be VERY EXPENSIVE!).

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