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No radio no dash lights wont start

After doing a tune up and replacing the internal ignition coil, car wouldn't start. When I turn the key on, there is no noise, no dash lights and no radio and no blower motor.

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  • adaed
    adaed Nov 30, 2012

    Headlights and horn work fine, could the battery terminals still be the issue? There is no check engine light or dash lights when I turn the key to the start position.

  • adaed
    adaed Nov 30, 2012

    Also when I plug the OBD2 scanner in, it does not detect any vehicle...

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Check the car battery, make sure the battery cables are connected properly. You may need to remove the cables and clean the battery terminals then reattach the battery cables.

Posted on Nov 30, 2012

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  • adaed
    adaed Nov 30, 2012

    Headlights and horn work fine, could the battery terminals still be the issue? There is no check engine light or dash lights when I turn the key to the start position.

  • adaed
    adaed Nov 30, 2012

    Also when I plug the OBD2 scanner in, it does not detect any vehicle...

  • adaed
    adaed Dec 01, 2012

    Cleaned battery post and reconnected... still nothing. All fuses under hood appear to be good. I will check all fuses under dash next.

  • adaed
    adaed Dec 01, 2012

    Could the main relay be bad?

  • Chris Hingee
    Chris Hingee Dec 01, 2012

    Ther maybe a main fuseable link locater after the positive battery terminal and before the fuse box. Check this fuse.

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