Q: Q: Car not cranking or starting.

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My car will not crank or start. I replaced the battery and starter, and it still will not crank or start. It only gives one click when the key is turned.

This vehicle has a starter relay that is mounted in the main fuse box inside the car. This is most likely the cause of the no crank condition you are having. I recommend you have the relay inspected by a qualified mechanic to make sure this is the cause of your no crank.

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