Battery good, car won't start


Asked by Apr 19, 2016 at 02:28 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I went to crank my car this morning and nothing happened.  All the electronics come on as well as the lights.  There is no dimming when I try to start it.  I had the battery tested (not even a year old) and it came back reading good.  There is no click when I start it.  Nothing happens.  What should I check?  Thanks.

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Wow. Feeling a little overwhelmed here. It doesn't turn over.

Kelly Mayo

is there power 12 volts to the ign wire at the starter when you try and there is replace the starter.........


I tested the starter today. It's not that.


If all your connections are tight to the starter and your battery is good you probably need a tow truck and a good mechanic. It's impossible for us to trouble shoot something like this with no real information.


Thanks guys. It was the ignition switch and starter relay. I do have a good mechanic that I can trust. Those seem rare in my area.

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