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My car when you start is turn key and it clicked only once and wont turn over

I changed battery the battery was bad I know I need a coil under my car near the catlentic converter and the compressor needs to be fixed that is going to be done I don't know why it is not starting.

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Check the electrical connections at the starter & clean all connections one by one. TAP the solenoid lightly to see if it is sticking, & last of all take the starter to get it tested. GOD BLESS.....

Posted on Feb 03, 2015


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SOURCE: clicking noise when trying to start car,battery is ok, wont start

That Clicking is the Battery causing it not to Start. You need to Replace that Battery or at Least put a Charger on it for a Couple of hours to see if you can Salvage it for a While.

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SOURCE: 1999 Chevy Lumina won't turn battery

If your lumina has a Pass II key, it may well be the ignition lock cylinder on the steering column. The car key has a resistor staked on the sides of it which is read by the theft deterent module. The theft deterent module issues a command to the ignition relay and the fuel injectors when it reads a correct resistance from the key. If the lock cylinder is damage( broken wire) ect. the theft deterent module will not be able to read the key. Unfortunately, if you have a Lumina with a solid shroud around the steering column, the dealer will charge you $700-$1200 to replace the cylinder.
Good luck

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SOURCE: 97 cavalier key won't turn

My daughter was told the same thing when her key wouldn't turn and was getting stuck in her 97 chevy cavalier. The used-car dealer suggested going to a Chevy dealer and getting a master key remade, not a copy of the key. We did for $16 and the new master key did the trick! It's as smooth using the key as in a new car. Try that first before any of the worst-case scenarios...

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SOURCE: need to remove the ignition because it wont turn

need to remove the ignition because it wont turn to start. How do we get the ignition out?. Or how to fix so we can turn rhe key and start the car

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SOURCE: my 99 vette makes a click sound when I try to

1. Starter issue.

2. Alternator bad.

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