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Car will not start, battery is fine - 1993 Buick Regal

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  • judylinville Sep 06, 2008

    1998 Buick Regal With Super Charger, won't start, turns over but will not engage and start. Never have had a problem with it starting before, always started the first time tried. What could it be?



  • nelsonp43 Sep 20, 2008

    It is a 1994 Buick Regal with the 3.8 engine when you turn the ingnition key on it won't turn the starter , won't even click

  • SherryMarie Sep 22, 2008

    I have the same problem.I was told it was the relay switch.I get about 4 starts,then nothing.I have to take it out and put it back in for the car to start again.

  • scott19 Sep 25, 2008

    car wont even turn over. was told it was the relays. please help

  • mmmdaddy7 Sep 30, 2008

    I was backing out of a parking space and it just went dead. Motor turns over strong and seems to have compression, but will not fire off. I have a 1984 Buick Regal, V6, Auto. This just started with NO warning. I changed the alternator recently and it has been running fine up to last night, 09-29-2008.

  • Anonymous Oct 20, 2008

    Yes I have had the same problem with my 1998 Buick Regal GS supercharged. The starter will engage but the engine wiill not turn over due to a lack of gas (we checked the gasline by disconnecting one to see if anything at all was coming out). We replaced the fuel pump a few months ago -- so I doubt it is the problem. We also just replaced both of the relays. Still no luck

  • RZETL Oct 22, 2008

    1998 Buick Regal Automatic will not start. It doesn't even make a sound. I suspect it is not the battery because the headlights come on and appear strong and the inside instrumentation comes on.

  • nimbus88 Dec 03, 2008

    My sister owns a '94 3.8 and has very similar issues - we have current running through the system (lights work great, etc.) - the issue is the car won't turn over. Anyone would automatically assume the starter, but our local mechanic (not dealership mechanic) ran a diagonistic and strongly believes to be the cars anti-theft system, known as VATS, which is preventing the car from turning over.



    As to what caused this issue - It could be one of many problems. Talking to several mechanics I found out that some keys have an embedded chip that works in conjunction with a module usually located under the steering wheel column. If that embedded key chip becomes badly scratched/worn problems can arise - such as the issue at hand.



    Here's a website I found doing an extensive google search on VATS http://vats.likeabigdog.com/ - which shows you how to bypass VATS - The article is more inclined for the mechanics at heart but nonetheless very informative.



    Another note from a friendly mechanic is to take an eraser (penicl eraser, jumbo eraser) and erase the actual chip area - I'm assuming it seems to have a polishing effect to remove any superficial inconsistencies



    Hopefully this will help someone out there. Good luck :]

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Just Clicks
Turns over too Slow
Won't turn over
No sound or anything when it trys to start
What? Car make
Model
engine size in liters
Transmission Auto / manual
4x4?

Just start or has been propressivly getting worse
started out as a different problem?

What What Cmon Please tell me every detail so I can help you
Has anyone worked on the car to fix it and what did they do?
Have any parts been changed what effect did they have on the problem?


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From start to end troubleshooting these problem i suggest you to click the link below and follow its procedure:-----



What to Do When Car Turns Over But Won't Start?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/11/what-to-do-when-car-turns-over-but-wont.html


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From start to end troubleshooting these problem i suggest you to click the link below and follow its procedure:-----



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My 2004 330ci won't start, does not turn over. The battery is fine, all electrical in the car work fine, plus trying to jump car does not work & a green light is showing on the battery in the truck....


If the battery is fine, why jump it? Faulty thinking to state or think: all electrical in the car work fine. If it did the starter motor would be turning the engine over. The starter motor work on electrical...not all is fine.

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