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Turn key, dash all...

Turn key, dash all lights up but engine won't turn, just clicks, tried jump leads, but nothing

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?

Not yet, dash bulbs ok

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

C4grand picasso 2007

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Charging from jump leads, got mote items to come on such as radio so turned them off, lights now flicker when starting, seems power is increasing but not holding charge...battery ?

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I deed attach my phone to charge on journey yesterday however noticed it showed charging symbol but when down on phone battery

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UK Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 10 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

You may have a bad starter but it sounds as if you have a dead battery. If lights are flickering that is most likely an indication of low battery voltage.

Do you have a digital voltmeter to check battery voltage?

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