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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
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When I turn the ignition on all lights on dash ligt up ,but

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when I turn the ignition on all lights on dash ligt up ,but car will not turn over or start.sometimes it will start...
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Hi im kevin what actaully happens when it does t start ? Any click ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
doen t turn over
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no click
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

You need to find out weather starter has ignition feed when this happens .do you have a voltmeter ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no.voltmeter.have a code 443.when diagnostic checked....the car starts some times.when its in the mood
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

This is the first place to start you need to find weather you have a feed to starter when it doesnt start

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I ran a jumper to the starter..will turn over.but not start... I have fuel pressure...
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Ok il opt out i dont have wiring diagrams on your model

Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are many thing that can prevent the starter from engaging. You could have a bad ignition switch, it could be a transmission range sensor related issue, it could be a security issue or the engine controller may not be awake due to an internal failure or a loss of power or ground to it.

At the time the starter does not engage do you hear the fuel pump run each time the key is turned on?