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Car wont start

Car makes no noise when the key is turned, but the hazard lights AND the dash lights are blinking!

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  • ginnyj Dec 10, 2008

    Thanks for you response. It was a fuse for a security system that the previous owner had taken out before he sold the car. mechanic had the car for 8 days before he figured it out. Cost $20

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First clean all battery terminals ensure there is no corrotion, after cleaning them light coat with a dab of grease to protect from further corrosion.

Although the lights may work, the battery may not have enough power to kick the starter over.

Since you specified no noise, suggest you check the starter solenoid first. Ensure the battery is good and holding the charge.
5 years old, time for a new one. 3 years old, need to have it check for CCA (Cold Cranking Amps)

Ensure your alternator is working properly. May not be charging the battery.

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