94 olds cutlass supreme

Old 03-01-07, 06:39 PM
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Unhappy 94 olds cutlass supreme

I am having a problem with my cutlass supreme. On some occasions the amp meter shows charging is fine and the car runs good. On some occasions, even with a new battery, the volts drop to around 8 volts, blinkers wont work, car doesn't want to run. I am thinking that it is a problem with the computer module. Can anyone tell me where to locate the computer module on this vehicle or maybe any other insight to what this problem may be?
Old 03-01-07, 08:32 PM
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I would start with the altenator. Auto Zone will check it for free. I could be wrong but I doubt it is the computer.
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I worked on a vehicle like that once
Turned out to be the solenoid
Was live short inside which drew power massivly some of the time when it hit the right bump
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I agree with imcold, I have a 97 olds that did the same thing. It pretty much stayed at 8 volts or so, thats what I did, I took it to autozone and it was crap, be careful though, some cars like mine are sold as a 1997 and the engine was a 1998 so i got home and found I had the wrong alt. good luck put a voltmeter on the alimeter or battery, you should see 14 volts or so when the car is running,

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