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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: 2 months ago.
Category: Car
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I cant wait a day if no answer in the next 10 minutes please refund
Expert:  Amedee replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  Amedee replied 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
have no help to check but it is anew starter and solenoid
Expert:  Amedee replied 2 months ago.

Ok, no problem.

Just let me know

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I cant check that no help
Expert:  Amedee replied 2 months ago.

Without checking this, we wont know what is wrong.

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