Q: Battery and starter problems, car won't start even after replacing battery and starter.

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My car will not crank or start. It sat for about two weeks and battery died, and would not take a charge. I replaced the battery and it started right up. Later that same day, the car would not crank or start. I tapped the starter a few times and it eventually started. Replaced the starter and now it won't crank or start.

I would check the fuses for the starter relay. You may have a blown fuse for the starter. I would have YourMechanic come and diagnose the starting problem further.

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