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Old 03-20-2017, 11:27 AM   #1
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guys, any thoughts on what would cause my car to not crank or turnover at all. dash lights light up and the key fob works etc but there is no juice to crank the engine. tried a trickle charger and than jumping it off with another car, zero life.

thoughts? would a totally dead or bad battery cause this?

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Old 03-20-2017, 12:19 PM   #2
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So no noise at all? No clicking, etc?

Could be a number of issues, from battery, starter, ignition key. The most likely is the battery, that is the usual starting point.

If you turn the lights on, and try to crank, do the lights dim? that would imply the starter does get engaged but there is not enough current capacity from the battery.

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From what I understand, if it's a drive block/immobilizer issue, you can crank the car.
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Depends on the car. My car does nothing when the imobilizer is armed.

OP. Turn your key to the run position and after the initial bulb check, does your imobilizer light remain on?
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it was the battery, thanks
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it was the battery, thanks
u have another 993 now, sweet...enjoy her.
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u have another 993 now, sweet...enjoy her.
kept her, never sold her
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kept her, never sold her
sorry, though u were the other Christian in Memphis that sold a red NA 993 that I had my eye on circa 2007 or so...
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sorry, though u were the other Christian in Memphis that sold a red NA 993 that I had my eye on circa 2007 or so...
actually i did, that was a 1995 c2s that was built to the gills. very nice car and always regretted selling her
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