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90 grand am was turning over slow ,replaced battery,still slow turning over,after a few tries would not even click.

Key turned on no a thing happens. is there a starter relay,

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I have had the exact same problem. There is an ignition lock that probably went off. There is a fuse box under the hood. The fuse that says ignition on it pull it out and put it back in. This should reset the ignition lock. Its a safety feature because the car thinks that someone was trying to tamper with it.

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Replce the Starter Relay in the Fuse Box under the Hood.

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Do the dash lights come on ? They should come on when the key is turned to the on position. If nothing happens check the engine relay. It is not too expensive to replace if you really want to eliminate that as the problem. Check all wires going to the starter and make sure it is wired correctly.

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check the ground bar under the carpet by the drivers door sill it is probably corroded

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The security system has been activated call the dealer to getthe deatils on how to reset it, normally you pull the security fuse for 30 seconds to restet it. if that does not work call the dealer and they can help you.

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