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Starting daughters car sitting in driveway for months with a new battery fitted, so ive charged the battery, cleaned the termanals turn the key and all the dash lights come, but with a final turn to start it, it does nothing and all the power is gone

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The battery is undoubtubly defective.

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SOURCE: 1999 chevy lumina will not start

If you crank the engine with the headlights on and the lights do not go dim there is no current going to the starter. This could be;

  • A worn ignition switch, usually caused by a heavy bunch of keys swinging on the switch for years. Try and crank the engine whilst wiggling the key in the switch. If it cranks, that is your problem.
  • The starter solenoid might be dead, so it won't allow the starter to crank.
  • Doubtful, but a blown fuse.

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SOURCE: Battery and brake indicator light stays on after start

When the lights are on check the battery voltage. Should be 13.0 to 14.5. If you unplug the connector on the alternator when the lights are on, do they go off?

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 1993 Ford Thunderbird- New battery & alternator & car won't start

Did you clean the cables when you changed the battery?

I'd trace the wires connecting your alternator and battery and make sure they are "healthy" and securely fastened. Then, I'd check the wires connecting your battery and starter. Again, make sure the wires are securely fastened and appear clean.

The starter and solenoid are one unit for this vehicle.

Hope this helps and good luck!

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 freelander new battery but car wont start on

It sounds like this could be an immobilizer problem, if the red alarm LED is permanently on when you have the ignition is on this is defiantly the problem. You will need to get the key/fob reprogrammed to overcome this.

Posted on Dec 21, 2009

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SOURCE: 1995 BMW 525i. Car will not start or turn over.

I had the same problem, after having the car towed to four Seasons, it was discovered that the electrical portion of the ignition switch was defective. Works like a charm. Part number 61 32 8 356 026 Hope this will help.

Posted on Nov 16, 2010

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