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PostSubject: A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START   A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START EmptySat Nov 12, 2011 6:19 pm

Went to start car turned ign on all a/c controls came on and a whisle out of dash turned key car does not crank.Radio light stays on after I shut off ign.It was dark so i did not check fuses.What would make engine not crank is there a fuse for that Thanks for help if anyone has had this problem
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PostSubject: Re: A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START   A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START EmptySat Nov 12, 2011 6:23 pm

Does the security lamp flash when you try to start?

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PostSubject: Re: A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START   A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START EmptySat Nov 12, 2011 6:52 pm

AA wrote:
Does the security lamp flash when you try to start?

I was in Steve's car a little over a week ago, and the security light was on while we were driving.

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PostSubject: Re: A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START   A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START EmptySat Nov 12, 2011 7:04 pm

No light on Just let car sit hour hit the key started up everything works ran 5 minutes ac controls go to cf turn off and it does'nt start.Also interior light don't work when the door is open.This should be fun.Thanks Guys
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PostSubject: Re: A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START   A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START EmptySun Nov 13, 2011 6:48 pm

What aftermarket accessories does your car have?
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PostSubject: Re: A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START   A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START EmptySun Nov 13, 2011 11:42 pm

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PostSubject: Re: A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START   A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START EmptyMon Nov 14, 2011 11:19 am

71stagegs wrote:
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How about the XM radio?

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PostSubject: Re: A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START   A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START EmptyMon Nov 14, 2011 10:54 pm

Radio is *supposed* to stay on after you turn off the ignition.

Please check your fuses and wiring and although you may not want to do it, you need to (temporarily) remove aftermarket accessories for troubleshooting this apparently electrical issue.

After pulling the aftermarket items (the hint is Larry busted on you about the XM radio those were not standard) might want to pull the battery and have it checked to see that it develops at least 450 CCAs - if less, replace. then might want to re-check the fuses, relays and thermal breakers. Any hot thermal breakers for instance for the seats? What you are looking for is any anomaly.

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PostSubject: Re: A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START   A/C CONTROLS OUT NO START EmptyTue Nov 15, 2011 6:51 pm

albertj wrote:
might want to pull the battery and have it checked to see that it develops at least 450 CCAs - if less, replace

agree

Have your battery checked with a "Load Tester" when you turn the key to the start position the starter is drawing a sufficient amount of amps that even though the battery is stating that has the right voltage it can't keep the loan of many amps like the starter solenoid. You can have it tested at you local parts store, for instance AutoZone. Also check for any corroded connections in the backseat and right next to the starter know as "chassis-to-engine" ground.
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