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Here is a diagram of the power window circuit. Let me know if you require any further assistance.


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1983 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Aug 01, 2010


The firing order is 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2. From the front of the car odd numbers on the drivers side of the engine and even numbers on the passengers. The distributor turns clockwise and #1 is at the 5 o'clock position. Hope this helps.

1983 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jul 17, 2010


Have you done a back pressure test on it? If you have no idea what I'm talking about, unbolt exhaust at heads or before the catalitic converter/converters. Try starting then driving it then. If that solves your problem, your catalitic converter/converters are clogged.

1983 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Sep 20, 2008


Remove the distributor and check the gear at the bottom for missing teeth. Check for excessive play in the distributor shaft. If it checks out, Re-install the distributor and place a socket at the crank bolt. With the dist. cap off, rotate the engine backwards. While watching the rotor, see how far you have to rotate the engine before the rotor moves. If it seems like a long way, replace you timing set. You may have a severely stretched timing chain.

1983 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jul 09, 2008


Sounds like the starter is shorted out. Or the possitive cable is grounded to the chassis.

1983 Oldsmobile... | Answered on May 15, 2008


This usually means the harmonic balancer is coming apart , it is made of two peices held together with molded rubber the rubber is probably worn

Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jun 08, 2011


4 degrees before top dead center, 2 degrees for Claifornia vehicles.

Oldsmobile... | Answered on Oct 31, 2010


yes, but you will also need a source of 12 volts, like your car battery.
Or, you can test it in the car by listening for it to click while someone turns the ignition on.

Oldsmobile... | Answered on Sep 09, 2010


wire's are not grounded right thats why the wire's burnt up.

Oldsmobile... | Answered on May 09, 2010


faulty switch or bulbs

Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jan 02, 2010


well if you drain the whole tranny you need a box of 25 if you only drain have of it you need about 12

Oldsmobile... | Answered on Oct 26, 2009


have you changed the fuel filter

Oldsmobile... | Answered on Oct 23, 2009


First check the fuel filter, fuel pump and fuel pressure regulator to make sure they are all functioning properly. Also, check the catalytic converter to make sure they are not plugged.

Oldsmobile... | Answered on Feb 12, 2009


Map sensor is attached to the intake manifold. Rectangular sensor with an electrical plug on it.

Oldsmobile Cars... | Answered on Oct 18, 2020


Low battery, faulty alternator or voltage regulator, loose ground wire, loose wires going to alternator, belt slipping on alternator pulley.

Oldsmobile Cars... | Answered on Oct 04, 2020

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