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Q: 2014 dodge journey wont start

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press start button click and hum fan and radio come on

My car has 56000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. It sounds like you may have a failed starter or battery. A good battery test with a digital battery tester that provides current voltage, cold cranking amps, and state of health will either clear or condemn the battery. Any corrosion on the battery terminals? A lot of corrosion will produce resistance that lowers the available voltage and amps to the starter. And, of course, the starter may have simply failed. The internal contacts may have worn and now no longer provide sufficient contact area to allow the voltage and amps to engage the starter motor. I suggest having a qualified technician perform an inspection to avoid replacing unnecessary parts. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that can assist you with a car does not start inspection.

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