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When i turn the key nothing happens. Ive tried both park and

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When i turn the key nothing happens
JA: Is the car in "Park" or "Neutral?" Do you know if your car has a "wheel lock" feature?
Customer: Ive tried both park and neutral
JA: What is the model/year of your Buick?
Customer: 2010 enclave cxl
JA: Are you fixing your Enclave yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Bought it at auction for the engine
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Yes

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. are you getting a click, or a series of clicks?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
The only click is coming from the steering wheel

ok. do you have a volt meter?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.

ok, lets pull the starter relay. let me know when you have that done

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Is that the one marked crank

yes

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok its out

ok, check for power in position 30

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
The positions arent marked but the one by the fire wall toward the fender has 12.5 the other 3 nothing

are they marked on the bottom by the prongs?

on the bottom of the relay the prongs may be numbered.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok they are 30 has no power

not good.

check the 40 amp starter fuse

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
It looks good

whats the battery voltage reading?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
12.34

ok, check the power wire going into the fuse block

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
12.1

ok. you need to make sure that fuse is good

pop the plastic cover off it if you have to

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I dont see a fuse there
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
That fuse is good i even switched it with the fan one and its still the same

pull the fuse and see if theres power to it

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
12.3

ok. if you have voltage at the fuse and the fuse is good and you dont have voltage at position 30 in the relay slot then you have aq broken wire from the relay to the fuse

do a continuity test of the wire from the fuse to the relay position 30

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok i will try that wont be till monday

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