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My sable won't start when I turn on the ignition lights come on but when I turn key to start nothing happened not a sound

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Bad battery connections, or more likely bad starter solenoid.

Posted on May 01, 2015

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SOURCE: motor does not start when i turn on ignition

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

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: OCCASIONALLY WHEN YOU TURN IGNITION KEY NOTHING HAPPENS

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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I would look at the key. Is it the original. Didm you get an add on alrm system or remote start switch?

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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SOURCE: turn the ignition key and nothing happens. turn it

when it won't start, use a test light on the solenoid wire (the small gauge wire) in the start position, you should have voltage. Also check your shift linkage to make sure the shift cable isn't keeping it from going into park position. try it in neutral position as well... that's a clue to a trans selector switch

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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SOURCE: 1996 Dodge Neon All lights and power functions and

The shaft that connects the cylinder-key lock assembly to the ignition switch has a cheap metal clip on the end of it that inserts into the ignition switch. It is most likely broken off into your old ignition switch. Without this "white metal" piece, the shaft will only spin inside your new ignition switch, never turning the mechanism inside it.

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

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