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Q: Starter not working properly.

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The starter does not work. When I turn the key, there is no sound from the starter.

A: This vehicle may have one of several differ...

This vehicle may have one of several different causes for this problem and would need to be identified by a qualified mechanic to narrow the problem down. The most common problems are the battery, starter, ignition switch, starter interlock relay or a wiring problem with the relay box.

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