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Q: Car not starting

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Car will not turn over

My car has 200000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: There are several possible causes for the c...

There are several possible causes for the car not starting over. The starter may be the cause, but the battery and cables will need to be checked first. I would recommend having the system inspected by a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic. They will be able to check the starting system and determine why your car will not turn over.

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