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2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2dr Coupe

2000 Pontiac Grand Am
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Compact
20 mpg city / 32 mpg hwy
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December 3, 2012, 6:08 am

Francis B
 

Question: car wont turn over on starter

shut the car off and when i tried to restart it makes a sharp clicking at the starter. Replace starter and it didn't help If i cross it at the starter it will start (all 3 wires at the starter have to be crossed at the same time which leads me to believe there is no power to turn the starter when the key is in start position


December 8, 2012, 12:28 pm

Elizabeth K
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Yes, and there's a few different reasons why that could be--here's a good article to troubleshoot the possible scenarios:
http://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-engine-will-not-crank-over


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