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1999 chevy caviler key won't turn motor over can cross over on starter and motor will turn but won't start. new battery ,starter tested good tryed new key switch tryed new starter relay going to try neautral safety switch what else is left to try.

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Try changing the altanator, it wont turn over if the altanator is burnt out .

Posted on Nov 15, 2010

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    gary molder Sep 02, 2015

    my signal lights quit to and check eng ligt and all aother dash light come on then off

  • gary molder
    gary molder Sep 02, 2015

    and heater fan quit

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Voltage is applied at all times to the ignition switch from the IGN A fuse 6 through CKT 242 (RED). When the ignition switch is turned to the START position, voltage is applied to the CRANK fuse 8 through CKT 5 (YEL). From the CRANK fuse 8, voltage is either applied to the clutch pedal position switch (M/T) or the transmission range switch (A/T) through CKT 806 (PPL). When either the clutch is disengaged (M/T) or the transmission is in park or neutral (A/T), voltage is applied to the coil of the starter relay through CKT 1035 (PPL/WHT). Since the starter relay is permanently grounded at ground G105 through CKT 150 (BLK), the starter relay energizes.
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