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1996 grand am wont start

Tried to start my car turned the key nothing happend but my interior light came on no dash lights nothing, then i tried pull the key but it wont turn back. I then tried putting it in nuetral but i cant move the shifter out of park.

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  • workenb Dec 12, 2008

    yes the battery is fine and a friend was able to the starter with a screw driver and it turned over

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The battery is dead, it's as simple as that. the battery only needs a tiny bit of power to turn on the interior lights and panel lights, but it does not have enough to dis-engage park lock out electric solenoid.

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    yadayada Dec 13, 2008

    GLAD U DID WHAT U DID TO FIX IT. HARD TO DIAGNOSE FROM A KEYBOARD, I TRIED O HELP, I GUESS U DIDN'T APPRECIATE MY HELP.

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