What could be the reason my car won't start? on 2002 Saturn SL1

Put freon in car today and drove it up the road. Now it won't start. The lights and radio come on but just doesn't start. Changed alternator not to long ago also. What could it be?

by in Baytown, TX on May 18, 2013
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2 answers 3 comments
ANSWER by , May 29, 2014
You may have over charged system locking up compressor. I would start with removing belt and see if it starts. If not see if power going to starter on the small wire when someone is cranking it. If there is power and the battery is good will be starter problem
ANSWER by , May 18, 2013
Have seen ac compressor pulley bearing lockup and prevent engine from cranking over. Just a possibility. May have a starter motor issue as well. Can remove drive belt and try to start if you think one of the componets is locked! Try to jump start!
COMMENT by , May 19, 2013
Started up fine this morning & drove around like nothing happened. Done this twice before & ended up changing the alternator cause the juice was low. Wont start for few hours then does and its fine. Lights and radio would come on but not start when turning key. Could it be a fuse or something else?
COMMENT by , May 19, 2013
Have the charging system checked!!
COMMENT by , June 27, 2013
What is charging system and where is it?