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My car wont start acts like battery is dead but it is not i have checked. Nothing turns on and the key was stuck in the ignition, got the key out need to still know what is wrong and why it wont start

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Sounds like your ignition switch is the culprit, but you will need to have it checked by a mechanic to be sure. Other possibilities are the starter, fusible link, and the battery. Even if accessories such as radio, lights, etc. work, the battery may still be too weak to perform its toughest job - starting the vehicle. I would pull the battery first, and take it to a repair shop for testing.

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Posted on Aug 01, 2010

  • az-eagle Aug 03, 2011

    I have the same problem as lynn_kristen. My wife went out to start the car and the same exact thing. Car would not start and key became locked in the ignition switch. After twisting the key trying to start engine the key finally came out. Now I have checked my battery, fuses, and the battery cable down to the starter. All my voltage readings are great but still the car will not start. BTW nothing will turn on when switch in ACC mode. My mechanic thinks I have a short some where but I cannot find anything. Do you thik it is the Ignition switch? Someone help please.

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