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1997 pontiac sunfire will not start...not battery, lights still come on, sparking from battery when tested, gas tank full...electrical problem? How would I know if starter motor gone??

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Well make sure the battery connections are clean. Just because the lights come on means nothing. If you can go to the starter there will be a larger wire about the size of you're pinky and a small wire if you have a volt meeter check the voltage at the larger one with the key on it should be about 12.6 volts if not its not going to start now hook the meeter up to the small wire and have some one try and start the car if you have 12 volts the and it wont start tap the starter with a hammer if it starts the starter is going out if it dont start the starter is junk also good luck.

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