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Ignition issue Turn key in ignition and panel lights illuminate but vehicle will not turn over. Made sure the vehicle was in park and still would not turn over. Could this be a starter or relay issue?

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  • bobbtx Feb 20, 2009

    1992 Oldsmobile 88 will not turn over, dash lights are on. I can short across the solenoid and the car turns over but will not start. I believe the problem to be a relay but not sure which one. The cover for the power distribution panel is missing. The manual does not say which one is which.

  • joe nic Apr 02, 2009

    I have the same problem with ignition, it only makes clicking noise in the starter and it won't turn engine , got lights in dash, and I changed the starter already ,battery is good. need help . thanks jai

  • tck62 May 05, 2009

    i have a 1992 oldsmobile 88 with no cranking at all anb i checked all fuse and relays battery is good its like no power is going to starter

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Have the starter checked and also does the dashboard lights dim when trying to start

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