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1996 pontiac grand am wont start

The problem started when my battery died (well it didn't die completely it was just weak from where I left the lights on) I went to start it and nothing happend it didn't do any clicking or anything so my first thought was the battery. so I charged it up and still nothing. So I called my macanic and he tried jumping it well still nothing. He thought it mite the the pass lock thing so he did the 30 minute reset thing and that didn't work then we noticed that the security wasn't flashing when we turned the key on it just stays on. He then checked all the fuzes. They were all good. He hooked it up to a code reader thing but that said everything was good. So he's supposed to bring some more tools to try other stuff but he can't do anything till next weekend. I'm just seeing if anyone has had this problem or herd or it and if u have any ideas or possibly a solution. Thanks.

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  • kevin h Jan 21, 2013

    my machanic tried to hot wire it and it tried to crank but idk what that could mean i forgot to ask him

  • kevin h May 02, 2013

    The problem was the wires on the starter, i got to checking things out and saw that they looked kinda nasty so i cleaned and replaced the ends, charged the battery and it started right up.

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SOURCE: my 2004 pontiac grand prix gt wont start when i

if you turn headlights on and turn key to start do you hear clicking? if so starter is possibly bad,lets trouble shoot your problem.suggest you check the fuses under hood in black box,make sure those are good. when you turn the key, you should hear at least a click or else the starter is not drawing current.try turning the headlights on and at same time turn the key and try to start, if lights go dim the starter is drawing current, does it click? if so then bad starter. if no noise at all,,still could be a bad starter.suggest that you remove the starter and have it checked out.also make sure the car is in park for sure before you do any of this. hope this helps!!

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SOURCE: 06 pontiac grand prix wont start no clicking when you turn the key over even jump starting the battery, has dash lights & radio & parking lights. battery tested good. put a used starter & altinator on

Used parts such as starters and altinators don't last. It might **** but it sounds like you need to buy a new starter,altinator, and battery. Or just start with buying one at a time.

Posted on Dec 06, 2011

Testimonial: "kellertech1?? i tried something new.. my batt. was dead after sitting for 5hrs so i jumped it & later unhooked the batt. & hooked the batt. back up next day & car started ok kinda a weak start but started. so can a starter drain a batt or where should i look for a short or could this be a weak batt. that tested good but 2 weak 2 start the car."

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