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Old 12-02-2007, 07:24 PM   #1
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Default help, she won't start captin, all i've got is headlights!

OK folks here is the story: I in June, I spun out on a back road and drilled a telephone at a 90 degree angle with my front left at about 35mph. I got her all fixed up and running and driving fine for about a week and all of a sudden this.
The starter solenoid has been suggested to me but I wanted to check with all you guys first. I left my lights on from about 830am to about noon, and When I tried to start her I got nothing, no click, click, click of a almost dead battery, no dash lights, no fan, no turn signals no wipers. All I hooked her up to a jump box, and then another car and nothing. I have is headlights and button to raise and lower them. The battery is charged now and I replaced the ignition switch and nothing has changed. It is snowy and slushy and miserable here and no one wants to help me try to push start it. I am barrowing a ford Taurus an am getting withdrawals like crazy.

The car is essentially stock, I met that telephone pole before I had a chance to do much. And she sat in a garage until about two weeks ago when I started trying to get her back on the road.

Sorry for the long post and thanks in advance.
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did you check the main fuse?
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mmmm, i should have put that in the original, yes I checked all the fuses, two or three times… I pulled the relays and took them to a dealership and the tech said they could not check the relays out of the car. In one of the searches did I read about a guy whose fuse looked good but replaced it and fixed the problem. So I am about to go out and try that, cheap check. How bad is the starter solenoid to pull out? I really do not know my electrical stuff very well.
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With electrical problems, the first thing to check is to make sure your grounds are good
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I would have to say fuses are the first thing to check lol
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