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** Signs of a Bad Ignition Switch? **

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There are several different signs of a bad ignition switch. The first sign
would be that the car is having trouble starting.
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Troubleshooting a No-Start Problem - Why Won't My Car Start - What To Look

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** Why Won't My Car Start? **

*Do I need a jump start? Dead battery? Bad starter? Stuck key?*

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If you turn your car key and get nothing, or get anything less than an
engine roaring to life, you might be in for a bad day. Starting problems
can be very frustrating because there are so many things under the hood
that can keep a car from starting. Heck, pretty much everything under the
hood can keep the car from starting.

In order to troubleshoot a no-start problem, you need to start at the
beginning of the line, the battery, and work your way back. Some tests for
a no-start problem are simple, others are a pain in the neck and a
technical nightmare. Nonetheless, you need to figure out why the car won't
start, so we'll try to help. If your key won't turn in the ignition, try
this fix.

*Electrical No-Start Problems*


· *Check Your Fuses:* Few cars have a fuse associated with the starting
system, but before you go monkeying around with everything, check your
fuses to be sure it's not that simple.

· *Battery Corrosion:* Over time your battery connections can become
dirty, or corroded. This corrosion breaks the connection your battery has
with the rest of the car, and it won't start. Try cleaning your battery
posts and try to start the car again.

· *Dead Battery:* The most common reason your car


Source: autorepair.about.com/od/troubleshooting/a/ts_no-start.htm

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