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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Chrysler
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Experience:  ASE Master & Advanced level certified, Chrysler Master Certified, Trans and Hybrid Specialist
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My pt won't start but lights are on in the inside and no

Customer Question

Hey there my pt won't start but lights are on in the inside and no clicking noise when I turn the key
JA: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?
Customer: Yes steering wheel turns and key is not damaged
JA: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?
Customer: It's a 2008
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I can't fix cars I tried detaching the negative cord on battery and that's it it's a pt cruiser
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Ugh the battery signal in the car is on
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 10 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are many things that will cause a no crank condition and it will take some electrical testing to determine what is going on. The first thing that comes to mind if you hear no noise from the engine compartment would be a broken ignition switch actuator pin.

When you turn the key forward and back do you feel play before the resistance of the ignition switch?