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When ignition is turned nothing happens all lights stay on no sounds

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Make sure you have a good charge on the battery and you have spark and there is power going down to the starter you may want to stop by your local library and get your hands on a Haynes auto repair manual for your car wish you the best of luck Michigan Man

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