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Everything is dead. Battery and alt. check out fine.

For a couple of months my 2001 Cherokee will not start. EVERYTHING is dead. No lights etc. I can hear a clicking/buzzing noise from the steering column. After waiting a couple of mins. the car would all of the sudden start. Clock goes back to 12, radio at am 1000, etc. Tonight, it won't start at all. Any ideas?

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Check you electric ignition box that is in the top drivers side corner under the hood, make sure that there is no corrosion, or loose connections.

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