my 98 civic gets power but won't crack over wat can it be

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Asked by Jun 13, 2014 at 08:38 AM about the 1998 Honda Civic EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when I turn the key the lightas radio everythuing comes on but car won't crack over wat can it be

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Low battery voltage, loose/dirty battery connections, loose/dirty frame or motor negative connections, loose/dirty starter connections or failing starter. All because other electrical components work does not mean there is enough voltage to crank the car. Radios, lights, ect are low amp items. Starters on the other hand use a lot of amps. So battery and connections have to be near perfect for starter to work but other items may still work with low battery or bad connections. Check battery voltage.

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