Q: I have a good battery but my fuel pump is bad. if I get a boost off will the car crank?

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my dashboard lights come on but when you turn the key on over it doesn't crank.

My car has 217812 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. You could try to jump start your car, but if the fuel pump is broken, the added electricity will not help. A car will not start for multiple reasons, ranging from a damaged fuel pump, bad battery or battery cables, faulty ignition system component or a bad starter. It’s probably a good idea to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a car is hard to start inspection first, to determine what is causing this issue, so the right repairs can be made.

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