Hi, I am sorry to hear that.
No they should turn on when you press and hold the button.
If they dont. They are defective, especially if you charger lit up when it was connected to the car
I would return these as they are likely defective or damaged.
Try buying form Best Buy if you can. They are reliable and things are well taken care of there ;-)
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