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My 2008 saturn wont start battery is good and wont start

Customer Question

my 2008 saturn wont start battery is good and wont start with jumpers , new starter and solonoid cables are clean. get a clicking sound
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: jusT started todAY THERE IS A CLICKING WHEN I TURN THE KEY ON and a low click under the hood when I hit the start position. I have had a problem with the the key not wanting to come out of the ignition occasionally. wou a bad swith do this?
JA: What is the model of your '08 Saturn?
Customer: vue xe 4 cyl sorry for the caps
JA: Are you fixing your VUE yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: new battery and solonoid tried jump start charged battery cables are clean
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Car
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I cant wait a day if no answer in the next 10 minutes please refund
Expert:  Amedee replied 15 days ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  Amedee replied 15 days ago.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

2. If you dont understand any technical terms or anything that I mention (component tests or theory or operation), please let me know and I will provide you with a more in debt explanation or answer.

3. Please understand that I am here to help you anyway I can.

I can help you RIGHT NOW

Expert:  Amedee replied 15 days ago.

What clicks when you turn the key?

What is the battery voltage at down at the starter motor when you turn the key to the CRANK position?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
ok
ok
I cant tell where the click is from inside the car but it doesnt sound loud enough for the solenoid but the lights dim out like it would when starting
Expert:  Amedee replied 15 days ago.

What is the battery voltage at down at the starter motor when you turn the key to the CRANK position?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
have no help to check but it is anew starter and solenoid
Expert:  Amedee replied 15 days ago.

Ok, no problem.

Just let me know

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I cant check that no help
Expert:  Amedee replied 15 days ago.

Without checking this, we wont know what is wrong.

However, I could give you some suggestions if you would like?