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Q: Starter bad and car won't start.

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I believe the starter is bad. The car won't start, even though the dash lights come on. I just put in a new battery and the starter relay seems to be good too.

A: I would recommend that you ask for help fro...

I would recommend that you ask for help from a mechanic, possibly from YourMechanic, who has the diagnostic equipment and experience to check your starting system and determine why your car will not start.

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