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Vechile won't start. sometimes it will try but it won't fire up other times it won't make any noise and sometimes it will start. what could be the problem?

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  • thubbs Nov 08, 2008

    i have a 1999 cavalier 2.4 and it's turning strong and catching as if to start but it's not starting at all

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Have you checked the starter? Sounds like the starter or solenoid. Try turning the key to the on position and use a screw driver to cross the connections on the solenoid. If it cranks, the solenoid is bad. If it engages, but does not crank, it is the starter. You can also have the starter tested for free at most parts stores, if you take it off.

To find your starter, trace your positive battery cable to it. It is attached to your solenoid.

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