CAR WONT START WITH FULLY CHARGED BATTERY

2004 Buick Ranier

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diana1976

December, 19, 2011 AT 10:08 PM

Past couple months its been staling here and there. I would jump start it and it would be fine. Was hoping to get thru xmas then I wld fix it. Yesteday it wldnt take a jump. Would start up but then stall while cables were still attached, had it towed to friend/mechanic of mine and he replaced battery with a fully working one and it wont even start. Keys are stuck in the ignition. I had a automatic starter put in when I bought it few yrs ago and last couple months it wont start first try. Sometimes. Any thoughts?

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diana1976

December, 19, 2011 AT 10:38 PM

They replaced the battery with a fully charged one and it wont start. Cant check the alternator if car wont start right?

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rasmataz

December, 19, 2011 AT 10:53 PM

They can be tested at an auto parts store- Explain this-car won't start

One more time -is it cranking over and will not start? Or just won't crank over at all/nothing when key at crannking position

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cadieman

December, 19, 2011 AT 10:59 PM

If its cranking and wont start. Pour fuel in the intake. Does it start?If no check the coils and wires for spark. Ty for using 2carpos

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diana1976

December, 19, 2011 AT 11:06 PM

It wont crank over at all.

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rasmataz

December, 19, 2011 AT 11:08 PM

**No crank at all/nothing/nada when key is engage to starting position

Could be a blown fusible link, the starter, starter relay, clutch switch/park and neutral switch/transmission position switch and ignition switch assuming the battery condition and connections are good. Note: If it doesn't apply disregard.

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cadieman

December, 20, 2011 AT 1:57 AM

You need to read the voltage with a meter at the starter with the key in start position.

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diana1976

December, 20, 2011 AT 3:55 PM

Thank you so much for trying to help me. I spoke with him this morning and asked him about what you suggested. I asked him to read the voltage w a meter at the starteer w the key in the start position he said he did and it has voltage there. I feel like hes tried everything at this point. Any thoughts on what else it cld be? What is the worse case scenario? Thanks again!

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cadieman

December, 22, 2011 AT 8:13 PM

Try tapping the starter with a hammer. With the key in start poss. Does it start?Your getting start voltage their so the starter assy. Needs to be replaced. Ty for using 2carpros

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