What causes my car to not start!

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Asked by Mar 09, 2013 at 07:15 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 200 chev cavalier 2.2L, just died when driving. Replaced starter, ignition switch, no luck. Turn the key and nothing. The dome light comes on but no radio or dash lights.

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Try a battery charge or jump start yet.

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Yes we have tried both, took the battery out and charged it 100% and had it tested, tested good. We have also tried to jump start it but still nothing.

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bad engine ground or cable connections, get the hammer out will ya

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You could try to take your jumper cables and run one or both from the neg. Terminal to the engine block or better yet on the starter itself and try to start it. Could try to by pass the starter relay somehow.

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ok thanks for all the help!

I have a 04 chevy cavailer i ha e replaced brand new alternator and the car will run with a full charged battery until battery dies. When you jump it and take the cables off it dies all the lights come on the dash

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