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My car won't start I don't hear it crank

My 1999 nissan altima won't start and crank but the lights on my dashboard light up and the battery is live. I've replaced the starter,starter ignition switch, and battery fuse. It still won't start so please give me pointers Im all ears thank you.

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  • crazyart88 Apr 12, 2009

    I have a book about how to fix my car and it says it has to be removed or replaced by a dealer or a certified auto repair garage. But thankyou very much of telling me it could be the problem.

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Get a test light, and see if your starter has battery power, (big wire/stud) on starter. itll light up if you do. then there should be a little wire. thats your igntion switch wire. have someone start your car while you testing the little wire. if the light comes on. then your starter is probably bad, even if its new they still can be bad. If it doesnt light up then, you need to locate the starter relay in engine compartment,I should have one. test to see if it clicking when you try to start it. youll feel it. If not pull it out and test to see if you have power. do the same test with someone starting it and see if you light comes on. If it comes on then replace the relay. and you could try and see if your ignition fuse is ok. I hope this gets you started. if not right back were your stuck at.

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