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Wont start, no crank, no start, lights dim and do not return
1999 Pontiac Sunfire

Wont start, no crank, no start, lights dim and do not return

(1999 Pontiac Sunfire)
1999 pontiac sunfire gt 2.4 conv
new battery. all power shuts down when trying to start and power does not return except for clicking sound from the dash near glove box. have to remove positive cable to stop the clicking and for the lights to return. negative cable removal does NOT reset the clicking or lights. try to start again, same thing happens. worn loose ignition lock.
Tags: pontiac, sunfire
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Popular Answer
on December 01, 2018
The battery cable connections are being lost when key is turned to start!!

Thoroughly clean battery cables, reattached and securely tighten.
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on December 01, 2018
new battery, all clean and tight.
on December 01, 2018

The posted description sure is indicative of lost battery power when attempting to crank engine!

Only suggestion is seek *hands-on* help from qualified personnel for testing / diagnosis.

Good luck!
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on December 01, 2018
The battery cable connections are being lost when key is turned to start!!

Thoroughly clean battery cables, reattached and securely tighten.
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on December 01, 2018
new battery, all clean and tight.
on December 01, 2018

The posted description sure is indicative of lost battery power when attempting to crank engine!

Only suggestion is seek *hands-on* help from qualified personnel for testing / diagnosis.

Good luck!

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