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1998 Saturn SL2 will not start

Car has been running fine. Battery is good. Turn key to try to start car and nothing. No clicking. Nothing turning over. Just dreaded silence. Any clues what it might be?

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  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2009

    i had the same problem, the battery was perfect and everything worked but when i turned the key nothing happened,
    but like the other guy said it turned out to be the started,
    so i would deffinitly get the starter checked out

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If you have the ability.Take a wire and from underneath the car find the terminal where the positive cable goes to.MAKE SURE THE CAR IS IN PARK AND SECURED SAFELYtouch the wire from the positive battery terminal to the wire coming from the ignision(thin wire secured bu a 8 mm nut)

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  • David Zorehkey Dec 05, 2011

    If not the starter it could be the ignision

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Starter or coils, I would check the starter first since you can take it out and take it to a local autoshop like Kragen and get it tested for free. If that doesnt work then check the coils, on the very front of the engine near the radiator on the driver side

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