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2009 chevy equinox will not start - nothing works no dash or in vehicle lights. Can't get key out of ignition - it is stuck in ACC mode. Tried charging battery but it doesnt seem to want to accept it.

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This being a 2009 model I would call the dealership and have them pick it up because it is under warranty. If the battery is not accepting a charge it sounds like it has a dead cell in it. But I don't believe that is the problem. It sounds like it is in the wiring. Check the voltage in the battery with a voltmeter if you have one or your charger should be able to tell you. Make sure you have a least 12.5 volts.

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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