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I have a 2000 pontiac firebird won't start

I have a 2000 pontiac firebird,i went to start it,..absolutely nothing,it would not even crank.the battery is just a year old,so i do not think that's it,everyone is telling me its the starter,what do you think?

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Try turning the key to the on position and put your foot on the brake pedal and shift in to neutral and try to start it there,wiggle the shifter a little towards reverse and towards drive to see if it fire,
if it doesnt check you headights to see if they are bright,or check voltage at battery with a multi meter,you need at least 12volts.
next try moving the cables on the battery to make sure they are tight

Posted on Nov 24, 2009

  • davidg6300 May 11, 2011

    If you have a chip in your key it may be a VATS problem. If you can start it by jumping the solenoid this will be a good indication.

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