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Car wont start

I replaced the starter and now the car wont start. Its a 1996 pontiac grand am. removed both battery cables before working on the starter, also cleaned the terminals before i reconnected the cables.

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  • navyman8911 May 26, 2009

    Yes it turns over but the engine wont start sounds like it not getting spark or fuel

  • navyman8911 May 26, 2009

    we checked everything all wires are connected and all fuses are good.everything works like it is supposed to. we will check again see if we missed something

  • navyman8911 May 26, 2009

    to answer keith yes that is exactly what it is doing

  • its420_us May 11, 2010

    Take a look around, you may have disconnected something in the process. Also, check your fuses.

  • Keith Heavilin
    Keith Heavilin May 11, 2010

    Is there any electricity in the car, like headlights, radio?  Is it turning over and just won't start?

  • its420_us May 11, 2010

    Are you sure you put the solenoid wire in the correct position?



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Try cecking your airbag modules, its located under the passenger seat in the car, it happened to mine, it wouldnt start. My mechanic removed the air bag modules and it fired right up, give it a try if all else fails. Its seems to be some sort of a theft system that caused my car not to start. Good Luck!

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