Q: Q: Car will not start

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The first problem I had with my car was the lock cylinder. After replacing that and the ignition switch, the car still did not start. After charging the battery and even jumping the car, the car will not start. As I turn the key to try to start it, the car only makes a humming noise and the dashboard lights up for a second before nothing happens.

My car has 150000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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