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My 2002 firebird won't start when you turn the key on the gauges go backwards and the starter won't turn the engine over. If you jump across the starter the car starts and runs a couple seconds then dies. Where do I start?

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All of the power goes through the starter. First check to see if you have a bad power wire .If the starter is shorted you loose the power. I think replacing the starter will correct your problem.

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