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Driving to my bf house my tire popped on the highway and knocked my wires loose to where they laid on my tire. I didn't notice that the wires were hanging until I had to go to work. we tried to keep the wires from touching the tire. I made it home with no problems. Later on the same day went back to my car and it wouldn't crank. lights on the dash worked, and the headlights worked It also turned over many times. It just never cranked. my battery was taken out and another was put in and it still had no life. no dash lights, and not headlights. no noise as I turned the key switch to on. oh. I found a broken wire. I have no clue what it is...... yeeah. I need help!

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    pamala Oct 22, 2013

    i'm going to see what i can do until an expert comes along, but i greatly apperciate the help. i really needed it..

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Put the wires safe from grounded chasis.Cech the main fuse (s) usualy under the hood.Try to start.Ceck after the function of the lights/turn signals.Rare:Back wheel may cross the trunk release,fuel pump wiring,stop lights etc.

Posted on Oct 22, 2013

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    pamala Oct 24, 2013

    IT HAS LIFE! it was the a blown battery fuse and my spark plugs was covered in oil. switched all that out and it cranked.

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