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My delta 88 won't start, the neutral switch is good, the ignition switch is good, i don't know where the starter enable relay is to check, and i don't where the starter enable control is. any idea's

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maybe the crankshaft senor that happened to mine it was cracked almost in half

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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SOURCE: my keys was stolen in robbery to my 1994 delta 88


replacement lock cyldiners come with a blank key for reference only. you need to have your old key read by a dealer parts department for resitance value, (should be for free) then cut the correct vats key....there are 6 different resistances of chips as i recall. if you do not have the original key for car...the vehicle will need to be towed into a dealership (unless they let you borrow the VATS (vehicle anti-theft system) interigator tool .its now antiquated so they might with a deposit. that will read the security module to allow for correct code identification...these are your only 2 choices..i hope this helps you

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Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: How to check the theft deterrent relay on a 1999

Not starting?
If not, try this. Turn the key to on. Security light blinking? If yes, let it blink for 10 minutes + it will stop blinking. Remove key, then insert key and start car. Computers went bad on these often.

Posted on Jul 17, 2010

SOURCE: 1988 delta 88 ,won't crank

Check all of the Fusable Links

You will find green corrosion on the wires,
on either side, and most likely a broken wire

Posted on Dec 11, 2010

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It might be the security disabling the starter..

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Tough to guess without wiring diagrams,
to see where to start testing

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You can jump the starter on the car to confirm it has the juice to crank. Then you need to check the wires out of the starter key switch to see if you have juice coming out. You could also check at the starter relay.

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