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I place my key to crank it up it wouldn't start.

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What kind of car do you have?

Posted on Jan 12, 2013

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    naomibbonami Jan 12, 2013

    I drive a 99 Honda civic. I'm not sure if it's a fuse.

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SOURCE: 2001 pt cruiser limited won't crank

needs a battery but be careful cause sometimes a bad alternater will cause the battery to go bad

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SOURCE: 2000 Pontiac Sunfire wont start

Its likely that you have either a bad ignition switch or a bad neutral safety switch (if stickshift, clutch switch) Try starting in neutral...if it starts, change neutral switch (jump across clutch switch, check starting in neutral with your foot on the brake) Ignition switch is on top of steering column under dash.

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check the wire terminals on the starter, they may be loose and not making proper contact

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SOURCE: when given power, car starts to crank with key in off position

Hi I'm litoshop if you connected the wires exactly the same way the old solenoid was connected then you have a bad solenoid if the parts are not oem you can get a lot of bad after market parts I prefer original parts to avoid these kind of problems, But if your not sure about the wiring then I need to know how many wires connected to the solenoid what year and engine is your car so I can help you. if this information has been useful please let us know thank you

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SOURCE: 90 honda accord wont start

The ignition switch is wore out.

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