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Car wont start

When i turn the key everything comes on but motor wont turn over. i checked the oil and it was about half inch over max, on dip stick? car has been sittin for bout 6 months. will having that much oil in it make it not start?

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Ok having that much oil over the limit will not matter at all ,,if it does not turn over at all check your battery is ok /full,,if it is and it still wont turn over the only other problem it could be is the starter motor is had.. its jammed or seized try tapping the starter motor with a little force if it starts its on its way out because u had to tap it to start it . if it still doesent it has seized but that will be the problem ..

also just make sure all your wiring is still on the starter motor


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