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2002 Impala Light/starting problem

I go to open the door, no INT lights come on, i try to start it, my CE light comes on and flickers, i turn it to the off position and my gauges start ticking and moving up and down. any ideas on what is causeing this?

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I had a Dodge Caravan do this same thing to me and we finally found out that the battery was damaged. This was at a dealership I worked at so the mechanics and I tried a few things before we discovered that the problem was in the battery. We even got it started and as we drove the van the gauges were bouncing up and down erratically. Have your battery tested before you buy a new one(most parts store do this free now). A fresh undamaged battery should do the trick. Good Luck

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