When you go to start it there is nothing, not even cranking over.

Tiny
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  • 2001 PONTIAC MONTANA
  • 146,344 MILES
The battery is good, starter is good. Yesterday my security light was coming on as well as low fuel. The night before I slept in the van and I kept starting it to keep battery from going dead and to have heat (was watch a movie in it. I went to start it and nothing. I believe I ran it low on fuel but I put 15 dollars in it yesterday and it still says low fuel. Like I said it was flashing low fuel and security? Any ideas?
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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 4:06 PM

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Tiny
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Either the battery is drained or the security system is triggerre and not allowing you to crank. Try a jump start to see if it works.
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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 4:18 PM
Tiny
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Battery charged, all my lights radio work, and had on a 50amp charger and tried to jump start n nothing
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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 4:25 PM
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The security system is triggerred. Try closing all doors and using the key to lock unlock and retest.
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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 4:40 PM
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I just redid the security thing and now battery dead
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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 4:49 PM
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Check the battery terminals. Try cleaning and retightening them.
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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 5:01 PM
Tiny
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Done that lol
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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 5:07 PM
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So is the battery dead or what?
Maybe you need a new one?
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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 5:14 PM
Tiny
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The battery is good
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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 7:28 PM
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You said battery is good and it is dead? No indicators etc when switch turned on?

You need to provide us with as much information as possible because we are working blind and you are our eyes.
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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 7:55 PM

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