What could cause the electrical system to malfunction in car. on 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

I started the car and as soon as I turned on the lights they went off. I get no interior lights, head lights, no break lights and the abs light came on. the electrical on this car is a mes. Can you help or tell me what this could be? Please I dont know what else to do car starts fine.

Asked by for the 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
this issue needs complete diag to be sure,we would only be help from a mech in your area
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Honestly it's a '95 model, if we could look at it and test some things we could then give you a good answer. Since the issue is electrical and it's 19 years old, there could be several possibilities. See if you can call around and find a honest shop that will help you and not overcharge you.