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    88 Deville - did tune up, won't run

    I bought an 88 deville it was running good had no problems turning it on, after a friend did a tune up it started giving me problems, it won't turn on anymore, it has a new alternator and battery what can it be,

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    Re: 88 Deville - did tune up, won't run



    That would be my first guess, but without knowing exactly what your friend did, it's just that........... a guess.

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    Thanx for your help i found out what was causing all my problems on my 88 deville. I'm selling it now to upgrade. red 88 deville, clean red leather interior 83k miles. $2,300

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    Re: 88 Deville - did tune up, won't run

    What did you do to fix the problem?

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    Come to find out the battery was not strong enough for the deville so had to buy the expensive but reliable one. the last one a "Mechanic" put it on.

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