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Remote door locks don't work and engine won't turn over or start. Jumper cables don't help.

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The first thing is to make sure the battery is fully charged, sometimes jumper cables wont work if battery is to far gone, also check the connections, the last and most common is theres a problem with the inside fuse panel wiring, the main power wiring feeding fusebox melts,this cause the loss of power, the dash lights light up when turning the key but the car will not do anything when key is in the crank spot the engine will not spin to start, in this case wiring and fusebox need replacing,diagnose first before replacing parts,

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Window fuse's and relay's may be up under driver or passenger side dash or behind glove box, under the hood and even under the seats, and finally on the ends of the dash. All passenger power windows and locks are controlled thru and get power from the master control switch on the drivers door. Could be a broken wire in the rubber boot going from the door to the body. You will have to eliminate each till you find the culprit. Check that all switches return to neutral when released. It could also be the body control module.

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