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I did an oil change an tune up for 83 Buick lesabre with not enough oil. All connections hooked up except alternator. But it won't crank. What should I do? An it turns slow when try to crank

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1ST make sure the oil level is up to spec. make sure all connections are connected & either charge the battery or boost the battery. If a boost doesn't do the trick, try leaving the booster cables hooked up with the other car running for a few minutes & try starting again. Try that battery charge next. If no luck, u may need a batt, Have a battery voltage test done / load test & starter draw test when fully charged. If u get it running have the alternator checked & ckd for shorts. Good Luck

Posted on Aug 11, 2017

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    George Harris Aug 11, 2017

    Would low oil levels make the motor turn slow

  • Frank Magliocca Aug 11, 2017

    Not unless there was internal engine damage. Were u running on low oil long. Make sure the batt is up to par.Oil smelled burned?



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