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Not starting When I turn the key to the on position before starting everything seems to work normal except for the power windows (slow movement or not at all) and the interior lights (dim). When turning the car to the start position, It makes a couple clicking noises. When returning the key to the on position, The ETC Relay clicks repeatedly, and then the TPS does the same and they cycle back and forth. Plus the warning lights in the instrument cluster light up and flash. The Speedometer and Tach jump back and forth erratically. They both will do that sometimes after turning the ignition switch off and removing the key. I am not getting any power to the wire between the starter solenoid and the starter. I have power at the battery and the ground is good at the chassis and motor. I have replaced the battery and the ground connection at the battery. I also hooked up a code reader to the car and it will only process half of the systems it needs to check. What is my problem?

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  • chad23 Aug 11, 2008

    No, the battery was not installed backwards.



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Did you install the battery backwards?if so,you might have caused some serious issues

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