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Battery was installed backwards, car was not started in this condition. Battery was corrected. Car will not start now. It rolls over when switch is turned, but is not getting any power to fuel pump. Does not seem to be a problem with inertia switch.

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  • Heather Guthrie Dec 21, 2008

    It is not a connection problem with the battery. There is juice to turn the car over, but there is no juice getting to the ignition system or the fuel system. There is no power to the coils, inertia switch or fuel pump. The lights and radio work, the car rolls over, but wont start.

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Try cleaning off battery terminals and connecting leads with small wire brush. red is positive, black is negative. also make sure that connections to fuel pump are not loose. good luck!

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