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Q: Car won't start

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Car won't turn over. When you go to start it the dashboard lights up and this long beeping noise happens for about 10 seconds. The battery is fully charged. I was wondering if the ignition switch is bad.

My car has 89000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. It’s very possible that either the ignition relay is damaged, or the starter itself may not be working. To know for certain, it’s best to have a professional mobile mechanic complete a car is hard to start inspection.

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