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Help! My 1985 VK Holden Commodore Sedan wont start!

Discussion in 'VB - VK Holden Commodore (1978 - 1985)' started by lucielrenegade, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. lucielrenegade

    lucielrenegade New Member

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    My 1985 Holden commodore wont start at all. What should i do?

    I mean when i used the key to start the car first it all was well. Although a few seconds later the car automatically switched off. Although this is natural (as it it happens alot due to coldness), so when i started again it the power came on although the motor doesnt seem to do anything. I checked the fuses + battery although they were just fine. What could be the problem? Is there any solution that you guys can come up with? (also i need to go to work in about 6hrs time so i need advice fast)

    Thanks guys

    Edit: btw its an auto
     
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  2. Paiste402

    Paiste402 My workin on the car face

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    is it in park? cause if it isnt it has a safety switch that stops the car from starting. My bro has done this before and i was stumped for ages until i put it into park.

    Also check ur spark and see if fuel is actually getting into the engine (is there fuel in the tank?) Is the starter motor cranking over?
     
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    GetToDaChopa Blues Brother # 2

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    Would it likely be the alternator? im not a mechanic but thats what happened to me once.
     

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