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When I turn the key, I get power to lights, radio, and air but the car will not start. No other sounds present to indicate, fuel pump has engaged. No clicking indicating a problem with starter or alternator.

kkey
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Asked by kkey Jan 21, 2013 at 12:29 PM about the 1996 Acura TL 3.2 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

11 Answers

topgun2
30

try tapping the starter as sone turns the key may be dead spot ond the com or pre engement solinoid make sure its in nutral phil

kkey
40

ok I will try that! I saw some of the other posts here, that mention the horn/stop fuse. Could that also be causing my problem?

tenspeed
45,645

No clicking means that the starter motor solenoid is not seeing voltage when the key is turned. It could be a bad ignition switch or transmission safety switch. Check the fuses.

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topgun2
30

is it auto or manual if auto hold key to start foot brake on and move gear selector about a bit in nuetral and then try again in park as suggest could be inhibitor switch fault if your on your own see if can fond the push in feed to starter solinoid conect test light to it and then try key again if light cames on starteror bad earth if not then wiring . you might be able to put a feed to solinoid but remember if it starts then nake sure in nuetral andnot standing in front of car then if starts you can get it to a garage brst of luck phil

topgun2
30

if manual do the same

kkey
40

Change a fuse and it worked. Thank you guys, very much!! kk

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tenspeed
45,645

Glad you found the problem. Now the big question is why did the fuse blow?

shahin27
45

hey KKEY. i have the same problem. which fuse did u change?

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darkoM
60

yess. Which fuse did you change?

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darkoM
60

Yes, which fuse did you change? I got same problem.

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darkoM
60

where's located the transmission safety switch?

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