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My engine won't crank much less start. The

My engine won't crank much less start. The battery is fully charged. The fuses both inside the car and in the engine compartment seem okay.
I was trying to reset my dash lights and pushed the reset button. Before that the car was running fine. Now I can't get it to turn over.

The car is a 2000 Buick Regal, 3.8 ltr V6

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Check that this is not the anti theft system kicking in, try using the key to reset the anti-theft system.

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Is the security light flashing ? If it is the system needs to be reset.here is how to do this ,you have to turn the key to the on position for 12 minutes until the light stops flashing then turn key off see if light stop flashing then start car.this is the best i can do without more info thanks for choosing fixya. if you have more info let me know!

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    mike loshbough Mar 04, 2009

    a just what i said .GINKO

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Check battery if fully charge, then you may have a bad starter. To confirm with ignition switch in crank position check for power going to bendix of starter if power is present then starter is bad. Contact if you need more help, good luck and thanks for using FIX YA

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Hi

First check all the wirings inside the dash .It can also be the starter itself. It's on the side on your sparkplugs.
Maybe the battery is dead again?? It could also be the wiring for the battery. Those somtimes get old and stop working.
Try jumping it with the jumper cables.

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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    Rylee Smith Mar 04, 2009

    A car doesn't crank or crank less when ther is a problem with ignition switch, the neutral start switch, or the wiring. Check for the these.



    Also, check for the voltage across the battery when you switch it on and when its off. What is the value across the terminals?



    Please ask for further clarifications.



    Thanks

    Rylee



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