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93 Oldsmobile turns over but won't crank, I can hear the fuel pump come on.

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    Zan GoFresh Mar 15, 2013

    I mean won't start

  • randymanfive Jul 04, 2014

    I'm not sure about mileage\car, but check your timing belt. If the timing belt is broke, no signal is sent from the cam, so you will get no spark. It will also usually turn over faster than it normally would when you turn the key.

  • Robert Caston Nov 25, 2014

    first of all check to see if your getting spark from your #1 plug wire if so that you getting spark then now grab a small sqewdriver and there should be a fuel valve on top of the fuel rail facing towards you on the top part of the engine remove the valve cap and turn your key on in the run posion then take the screwdriver and push down on that little valve to see if your getting fuel might be a little fuel with air comming out then no fuel if this is a steady fuel stream then your good if not it little fuel and with air blowing out replace your fuel pump then your engine will start

  • Robert Caston Nov 25, 2014

    also check your engine cam sensor make sure its plug in correctly or could be bad will prevent you from starting engine ok



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Posted on Apr 25, 2015



The engine turns over but will not start

Guess you don't know what cranking is?

Hearing the fuel pump & having fuel pressure
at the motor are two different things

How about spark while cranking?

Have to actually start testing things you need
to have a car start

Posted on Mar 15, 2013

  • Zan GoFresh
    Zan GoFresh Mar 15, 2013

    I was just looking over it for a neighbor, car won't start I think it isn't getting any spark.



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Michael Thorpe

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SOURCE: My 2000 Oldsmobile Alero does not start. It cranks

check for a good spark first, if there is none look at ignition circuits its more likley this part,
it could also be the car alarm the immobiliser shutting of the ignition ""stops it getting nicked?"
try resetting the alarm if you take off pipe to carb and there is fule pumping out!!! fule filter is "ok" for starting up on!!! take care working with fule!

Posted on Oct 30, 2009


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SOURCE: I need help finding the

Well the fuel pump should be located inside the actual gas tank,on the roof of would have had to remove the gas tank to access it though.-GTCC technician

Posted on Feb 06, 2009


Nate Stansfield

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SOURCE: continues cranking. Wont turn over. what s my next step?

A vehicle needs fuel and spark to run. If the vehicle isn't running, then it is not getting either fuel or spark. You can use a test light or spark tester to check for spark. The spark plugs attach to plug wires. The wires attach to coil packs which is mounted on ignition module. The module has wires that go to crank shaft position sensor which provides power for the spark. You can test sensor with an ohmmeter to see if there is resistance. If not, it needs to be replaced.

Fuel is from fuel pump, through fuel filter and through fuel pressure regulator to fuel rail, then to the injectors.
On the fuel rail, there is a test port, You can place a rag over the test port and press the valve in. There should be lots of fuel pressure. Or you can use fuel pressure tester.
Also, when you turn key to ON position, you should hear the pump turn on for a few seconds. If you cannot hear it, then check the relay with an ohmmeter to see if it is good. You can use a voltmeter and check power to the relay and to the pump as well. Check fuses if needed.

Posted on Nov 15, 2009


Scott Bailey

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SOURCE: I have an 2001 oldsmobile alero that won't turn


The first thing you should do, is check for battery power and ensure your instrument cluster lights come on when you turn your key to ON.

It's possible you have an issue with your starter motor, ignition switch or even the crank/cam sensor.

Have your diagnostic codes read by your local dealership or a mobile auto electrician, as this should immediately identify where the problem lies.

Posted on Nov 02, 2011



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SOURCE: I'm working on a 93 olds acheiva and the fuel pump

From the fuel system troubleshooting guide - 1993 Oldsmobile Achieva

Inspect Fuel Pump Low Fuel Pressure.
Inspect Fuel Pump Relay - Faulty Fuel Pump Relay.
Inspect Fuel Injector Pressure Regulator - Faulty Fuel Injector Pressure Regulator.
Inspect Fuel Pump Strainer - Clogged or Dirty Fuel Pump Strainer.
Inspect Engine Control Computer - Incorrect Operating Information Being Delivered and Sent From The EEC.
Inspect Fuel Tank - Fuel Tank Empty.
Inspect Fuel Line - Fuel Line leaky/kinked/loose/disconnected
Inspect Fuel Fittings/banjo bolt(s) - leaky/loose fitting(s)

For your next posting, in 1993, Oldsmobile produced the Achieva with four engine types:
Available engines

To find the engine type of your 93 Achieva, compare the 8th digit of your VIN code to the entries in the above table.

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