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2004 Buick LeSabre Question: The engine will not turn over after attempting to jumpstart.

 

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Wrangler4161, South Prairie, WA, August 28, 2013, 12:02
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There is power to the lights, windows, etc. Doesn't even make the clicking sound when attempting to start.

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    August 28, 2013, 12:34
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    Possible problem with either the starter or the starter solenoid. Need to test for power flow first to locate what is the problem.

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    August 28, 2013, 13:24
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    I agree with cb30! Here is one way to test the starter motor. With a good heavy duty pair of jumper cables hooked up, try to crank the engine, if still no crank, have a helper turn the key to the start position while you tap the starter with a hammer or the like, if the engine starts to crank, no need for further testing, replace the starter!!

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