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Is your battery charged or is it down?That is a first sign of either a faulty battery or alternator or else finally the starter motor.First thing I would suggest is to try jump start it from another car's battery which is fully charged or engine is on idle.Then if nothing, it is the next 2 other things I mentioned.Hope this helps.

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