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The problem is that it intermittently won't start. Put the key in, turn the ignition "ON", and everything lights up as normal. Turn it to "START" - and nothing happens. Not even a hint at cranking. My

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If the battery and the starter is OK, there may be a problem with the electronic ignition switch or EIS.
Get it diagnosed.

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It sounds like you have a bad battery. Even though everything lights up, your battery doesn't have enough power to crank the engine (which requires a lot more power than the lights)

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Sounds like the battery is dead, you have just enough power to have the lights come on, but no cranking of the starter. Try putting the battery on a trickle charger, or hook up jumper cables to another car which is running. Let it run with the jumper cables connected for two mintues before you try and start your car.

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SOURCE: Turn key to start - nothing happens

I had same problem w/ my '88 Ram50. Turned out to be bad contacts on the battery cables. Temp fix and test was to put a little screw between the post and the end connector. Didn't have a problem then, so I replaced the cables.

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did u have the alternator tested to see output get a jump if the car starts takeit to a auto zone have him test the battery and alternator for free

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SOURCE: it wont start turn key dash lights up nothing happens

sounds like a dead battery to start with. Not even enough juice in the battery to energize the solenoid / brake interlock to get it out of PARK. Hope this helps

Posted on May 05, 2009

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Had the same problem. There was something loose under the fuse box on the drivers side under the hood, If I moved it, the lights on the i/p and drl lights came on and it would start

Posted on May 18, 2009

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