Q: Car won’t start, not a ‘new car’ problem

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My 2010 Nissan Sentra will not start no matter what I do. I've tried everything and while I can’t see or hear anything wrong, it still will not start. The battery has a charge and the started motor works. I just don’t understand how this could happen on a car with 80,000 miles and normal amount of use. What could be causing this to happen?

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