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Q: van not wanting to turn over

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Go to start van and it acts like it won't turn over. After trying a few times it turns over. Alternator is good and have a new battery.
My car has an automatic transmission.

This could be caused by many things and may need further detail to diagnose properly. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to diagnose your cars inability to start issue and make necessary repairs.

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