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2012 Hyundai Sonata 144,000 milesLately it sometimes struggles to start. He presses the ignition button and the radio comes on, air comes on, the battery appears to be functional but the car doesn't even try to turnover.
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ok thank you for info If the battery checks out, have it checked at local parts store on their machine, they can test it under load sometimes if they are weak and not driven much that day , they can act up sitting overnight,it needs to have 12 volts and holding ,if you have a voltmeter, hook up to battery terminals and read it while the push start button is being pressed does it still reads a full 12 volt or drops below 10 volts? next check battery cables for being loose or corroded put your hands on the battery terminals and make sure no movement if that checks out, at 144k, the Push start switch could be intermittently not making a connection and that can be replaced, these will be the most common as long as the battery is not draining overnight and he is jump-starting it , then it will be more of BCM, body control module or security module ect , causing a battery drain and not allowing start-up, will be the worst-case scenario ,you can have that checked by having these modules scanned for fault in them If you have any follow up questions, please let me know using the reply button. If you are satisfied with my help, please let me know so we can complete your question. Thank You Chad Farhat ASE Certified Technician

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