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Car will not start and doors do not lock

When I got home two days ago, I turned off my car and got my stuff out of the back seat. I went to lock the doors and I noticed that the doors would not lock. So, I opened the driver's door and noticed the interior lights did not come on as they usually do. I tried to start the car and it would not start. The headlights and radio came on, but the car did not start, not even a clicking noise. I tried to lock the doors manually with the key and still the doors would not lock. I would turn the key and the doors would lock, but then they would immediately unlock themselves. The next day I tried to charge the battery and then start it, but again it did not start. So, I tried to jump start the car and still the car did not start. I am still having the same problems today. The car will not start, but the headlights and radio come on and the doors will not lock. Can anyone offer a reason for these problems? Thanks!

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  • brucech Jul 29, 2009

    The car is in the park position. I even tried shifting through all of the positions.


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Did you try to check your shifter if all the way to the park position? go check and let me know ok

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