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2001 saturn SC2 with 190K miles. It does not start just now. It was driving fine with absolutely no bad indication or whatsoever like 3 hours ago. But now, it fails to start no matter what I try. The service engine light is on, battery light is on and engine oil pressure light is on. I tried to start with external battery, no go. I tried to step on brake while starting, no go. I know the vehicle has lots of mileage and it is not surprising to see it break down at this high mileage. But it has been extremely well maintained and running just like new until just now. Please help out. Thanks!

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  • miya_inc Aug 25, 2010

    Just want to add that the lights are not behaving abnormally like many other people experienced. They are just as they should be doing. But the car does not crank. I can hear one click, like you pressing a button, but not the real cranking sound at all. Thanks!

  • miya_inc Aug 26, 2010

    Just want to update. Somehow, it can be started now. I didn't change a thing. I did step on the brake while I ignite it. But I tried that earlier as well, when it did not work. Something must be going wrong. People with experiences please tell me what is slowly dying and needs to be replaced? Thanks a lot!

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I am having same problem so it just cranked for u and started with nothing else done? email me at Soundtech@live.com

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    Michael Roberts Dec 23, 2010

    i am haveing the same problem how did u fix it?

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