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The car will not start intermintantly, when you turn the key all the lights on the inside and head lights go out like they should but no power is geting to starter solenoid in fuse box under the hood to put power to the starter. I have changed the starter and the park netural switch and has not fixed the problem.

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Hi Friend:

#1) Test your Battery Condition.

#2) Check your Battery Cables for a Good Tight Connection at Battery Posts and at Starter. Note: Some Corrosion is not Visable, Until you Cut The Battery Cable Instalation Back a inch or so.If you Find Corrosion there,Replace Battery Cables.

#3) After Visual Check, TEST= 1st Remove a Wire to your Coil Pack. So Enginge Doe'nt Statr during test. Using a Volt Meter connect the Volt meter On the Positive side of Batt. Cable and to the Solenoid or Starter Relay. if the meter reads 0.5 then its showing a High Resistance Replace that Cable or Clean the Cables . And Check the Groung as well.

#4) Also The 2005 Cavalier On most models You have a Starter RELAY Located in Fuse Box or Boxes . Its a 5 Pin Square Relay.
and also some have Both Relay and Solenoid. Check Connections Good.

#5) Some Starters need to be Shimmed,the casting is different than the Original started could be 0,05 -0.020 Shims come in different thicknesses.

#6) Or could be Ignition Swith its Self.

Start a #1 then work your way down.

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