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2002 sable has power but wont crank

Front end collision lost ignition key

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When you turn key to `start'' does it seem to be drawing power,like do the lights dim? don-ohio

Posted on Jan 07, 2013

  • Ron Bolser
    Ron Bolser Jan 07, 2013

    Nothing dims,all dash lights come on,fuel pump cycles,starter relay clicks but starter will not engage.I can un-cap outside starter relay and make starter engage.The ignition key was lost when I bought this car.I replaced ignition tumbler and key from junkyard.I probably need to program key but that cost too much.Looking for easier way.I do have keypad on door and know the code,Thanks Ron

  • don-ohio Jan 07, 2013

    My son was told how to tape a magnet or something inside the steering column of his Focus to fix that problem..

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