I have a 1995 saturn sl1 ran out of gas ,put gas in it and wouldn't start had to jump it,then it ran after turned it off it wouldn't start again had to keep clicking the key back back and forth till s

Asked by Sep 11, 2014 at 03:53 PM about the 1995 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

now won't  start at all or even
turn over nothing ,dash lights all
work but nothing when I turn it
over

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You didn't let the car run long enough to let the alternator charge the dead battery(most likely because you were cranking the engine causing it to discharge when the thing ran out of gas.) Hook the battery up to a trickle charger for half a day or go drive it for a few hours.

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