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My car wont start. it will give me the intial start up but the engine wont stay on. i have enough gas in my car so its not that. and it is not the starter. and my radio comes on so it is not the altenator or the battery. what else could it be?

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Get the ignition switch tested!! let me know how you get on.

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  • 1alone Apr 06, 2011

    solid sounding solenoid click when turned to start position, starter is good, new battery 3 or 4 months ago, Car properly maintained by 70 yr old pensioner, driven daily and always faithfull til this afternoon, stalled and would not start,,, any ideas to help the old frt? Thanks. Hrv
    PS a few blocks before it stalled the radio drifted off staion and then /now the radio will not come on, but a solid sounding click from the solenoid when attempting to start it,,, 3.1 engine,,, any sensor I should check???

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